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The Art of Rejection

April 19, 1912

Dear Madam,

I am only one, only one, only one. Only one being, one at the same time. Not two, not three, only one. 97 more words

Literatura de la Primera Guerra Mundial

ISABEL RODRÍGUEZ MAISTERRA.- Esta lista ha sido elaborada por el profesor Francisco Javier Caspistegui, profesor de la Universidad de Navarra que imparte una asignatura sobre la literatura de la Primera Guerra Mundial… 99 more words

Six lessons for writers from Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast – Part 1

Ernest Hemingway makes 1920s Paris come alive in A Moveable Feast. Feet splash in puddles. Fires warm cafes in the Paris of December. The smell of baguettes fresh out of the oven fills the air. 891 more words

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Dreams Nursed in Darkness: Tommy Orange’s There, There

The best way to understand the ending of There, There, Tommy Orange’s new novel, is to remember that the bullets were always coming.  Orange tells you this in the non-fiction prologue to the book where he describes what it’s like to be a Native American today.  633 more words

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If you start out to write a poem about two dogs fucking, and you write a poem about two dogs fucking, then….you wrote a poem about two dogs fucking.

-Gertrude Stein

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Gertrude and Alice go sitcom, at the Grindstone

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca

Gertrude and Alice: They’re the famously eccentric American couple who held court as paid-up members of the glittering Parisian avant-garde of the ‘20s. 701 more words

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I Have Never Left the Atmosphere

So, now the analysis of my rather pointless blog post of earlier this week.

Drops of Jupiter.

I love the lyrics of this song, yet they are simultaneously awful and unclear.  851 more words