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Quote Of The Day: 01/27/2015

I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked.

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Currently Reading

As usual, I’m juggling several books at the moment. It sounds crazy, but fellow book bloggers will understand the conflicting urges of the moment that make you reach for one book in the morning and the other in the evening. 606 more words


Unearthing #5 (Sylvia Sylvia Where Are You Buried?)

‘The eye reads forward as the memory reads back’
From The Nightfishing (1955) by WS Graham

A curious thing, to be thinking of the future, only to stumble across it in the past.  1,224 more words


(…) Felç olmuş halde oturuyordum, dünyada konuşacak kimsem olmadığını hissederek, insanlıktan tamamen uzakta, kendi eserim olan bir vakumun içinde: Kendimi giderek daha kötü hissediyordum. Ancak yazar olmak beni mutlu edebilirdi ve yazar olamıyordum.

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Why I waited twenty years to read The Bell Jar.

I first tried to read Sylvia Plath’s novel The Bell Jar twenty years ago, while I was in college.  But I got about fifty pages in, just to the mass food poisoning scene, and I quit.   653 more words


Life experience fuels creativity for teen

Congratulations to the 1,346 talented students in Harris County from public, charter, private and home schools who earned 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The results were just released. 208 more words


Quote of the day: 1/26/15

“Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.” –Sylvia Plath

How many times have we just wanted so much to end up not wanting anything at all? 383 more words

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