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“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”

Mark Twain

Life

A few words.

“You may encounter defeats but you must not be defeated.”

Maya Angelou

Life

I am increasingly becoming more certain that my parents settled on my name, rather than finding one they really liked.

I have been circling around the idea of names for some time now. I have never been particularly fond of my own name, and for some time after my birth I had existed nameless. 519 more words

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A few words.

“Don’t save for a special occasion; everyday of your life is a special occasion.”

Thomas S. Monson

Life

A long confusing walk through the ghostly plane.

What is a real haunting? I find that it is not a mysterious specter, but rather a projection of your image of a life with a person that has been cut short. 459 more words

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On love of language, specifically and love, generally

I have fallen on the topic of word snobbery, it is something I encounter in my studies into philosophy of language. Academics and lovers of literature have fallen into this attitude much as I fall into this topic, it is a casual acquaintance that builds with each encounter of it, and boils up until it must be addressed or else it will destroy. 164 more words

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Silence and the thoughts it brings

I am not a friend of silence. It does not welcome me calmly, as my brain finds ways of haunting me with unwanted thoughts. I circle around ideas, images, memories that repulse me. 276 more words

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