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Do me a favor, will you? Keep away from the windows. Somebody might ... blow you a kiss.
First you find a little thread, a little thread leads you to a string, and the string leads you to a rope. And from the rope you h ...
It is not possible, for a poet, writing in any language, to protect himself from the tragic elements in human life.... [ellipsis i ...
Let's call them years of a friendly misalliance.
For me, the child is a veritable image of becoming, of possibility, poised to reach towards what is not yet, towards a growing tha ...
To shut the door at the end of the workday, which does not spill over into evening. To throw away books after reading them so they ...
I learned to make my mind large, as the universe is large, so that there is room for paradoxes. Petals are bone marrow; pearls com ...
The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear to be favored by the gods.
No husband of mine will say, "I could have been a drummer, but I had to think about the wife and kids. You know how it is." Nobody ...
The idioms for revenge are "report a crime" and "report to five families." The reporting is the vengeance--not the beheading, not ...
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