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Let's Go Over It Again

Some people are like that,
They split up and they think;
Hey, maybe we haven’t hurt each other to the uttermost.
Let’s meet up and have a drink. 174 more words


human, your plight, in waking, is to choose from the words
that even now sleep on your tongue, and to know that tangled
among them and terribly new is the sentence that could change your life.

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Spiritual Autobiography

Either you have the Holy Ghost or else you have a devil within you...

…said a young monk to Margery Kempe, 14th century mystic known for her unstable mental health and/or her devotion to Christ.

I feel lost without my cynicism. 992 more words

Spiritual Autobiography

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

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Cracks and truths

“Maybe it’s more like what you said before, all of us being cracked open. Like, each of us starts out as a watertight vessel. And these things happen – these people leave us, or don’t love us, or don’t get us, or we don’t get them, and we lose and fail and hurt one another. 140 more words

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An Incisive Point by Thomas Frank

From The Baffler, issue 16, 2003, Thomas Frank pithily and concisely hit a very big nail right on its stupid fat head:

‘(T)he existence of profound, all-corrupting liberal bias is an absolute ontological necessity if conservatism is to make any sense. 163 more words

Other People's Words