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Do strangers make the perfect beta readers?

“A Streetcar Named Desire” made the phrase “I’ve always depended on the kindness of strangers” infamous. While it is hard not to wince when the naive yet tragic Blanche DuBois utters it, I think that part of our discomfort comes from knowing that we all… 648 more words

Writing

The kindness of friends

In “A Streetcar Named Desire” (now that’s a depressing play if ever there was one) Blanche DuBois’ most famous line is

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers…

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Craft

Happy Birthday Vivien Leigh

Today is the 101st birthday of Vivien Leigh.  Absolutely everyone has seen her amazing performance in Gone With The Wind and fell in love with her from it, it is undeniable.  1,298 more words

Happy Birthday Vivien Leigh

Today is the 101st birthday of Vivien Leigh.  Absolutely everyone has seen her amazing performance in Gone With The Wind and fell in love with her from it, it is undeniable.  1,298 more words

Homage to a Fellow Virgo

I won’t be looked at in this merciless glare!

-Blanche Dubois

I step off this filthy streetcar and wash
my hands. I float in my pretty white dress…

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Beats & Puns

The Wings of Desire

Undoing perfection can give the same exact effect as perfection, if not more. There’s something profound within stripping away the perfect and just going with how you feel; being who you are. 75 more words

Personal Development