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grapple (v).

Here is what is surprisingly characteristic about loneliness: that we are commonly engulfed constantly, even with the city of people who know us through and through, who often come with trumpets of encouragement and huge hearts, with listening ears and patient nods. 304 more words

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bounty (n).

When I find myself feeling poor – of riches, of strength, of spirit – I have started to whisper this gently: what within myself do I have to give to today? 10 more words

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waver (v).

I find that I spend a lot of time on the line between one thing or another, daunted by Choice, crippled by Worry, and trembling at the idea that our choices shape us. 132 more words

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relinquish (v).

I had a dream that I was walking with you and your new love. I noticed the slow stroll of your walking –¬†no hurried steps. 64 more words

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abba (n).

I am trying to unlearn, and then re-learn you
Me with my finite body and tiny mind, I have tried
to define you, and in that, confine you… 133 more words

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fond (adj).

These are the sweet things I hold near: how you danced when you put your coat on. When you burnt four batches of scrambled eggs in a row . 70 more words

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snippet (n).

You were playing me a record, I was waiting for the corn to roast. You were telling me secrets, I was sitting cross-legged on the floor. 36 more words

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