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in the trust that up high/ lie here together

“I absolutely agree. It’s interesting that it’s an experience of standing before a figure of a god, but in the 20th century. This god is broken, this god’s head isn’t there.

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Margery Sharp Day is only a few days away! Quick, plan to read (& hopefully) review her. You will not be sorry!

Quick! There’s still time (though it’s now much less than a week away) to take part in Margery Sharp Day.

I’m pasting in Jane’s post… 498 more words

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by Rainer Maria Rilke

I love the dark hours of my being.
My mind deepens into them.
There I can find, as in old letters, 60 more words

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A Nudge to go Read the Latest from Slightly Foxed: Ronald Blythe on Reading Inherited Books

Many of you will already be very familiar with the Reader’s Quarterly from niche publisher Slightly Foxed, but for those who aren’t (yet) on their email list, I would like to point you in the direction of the January 2015 newsletter. 437 more words

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You study, you learn, but you guard the original naiveté. It has to be within you, as desire for drink is within the drunkard or love is within the lover.

– Henri Matisse

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Bold. Brave. Honest.

This article from The Guardian explains a bold, brave, honest act. Two artists destroyed two of their art works, two massive and well-loved street art murals, rather than let them be used for what they call the ‘zombification’ of the city. 42 more words

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And miles to go before I sleep

Words and I are going through a spat recently. My mind is a drought and my ideas are weak pitiable seedlings that wither faster than they can push through surfaces, and words have in turn, forgotten (or chose not to) to come together fluidly, gracefully, beautifully. 2,130 more words