In the real world, obedience was pounded into our butts; discipline nailed each to the cross of his own days. I fought so hard to shut up and buckle under, but couldn’t confine myself to this tiny, hurting world that everyone else lived in. 259 more words
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I leaf again and again through these miserable memories and keep asking myself, was it then, in the glitter of that remote summer, that the rift in my life began; or was my excessive desire for that child only the first evidence of an inherent singularity?
March 21st is World Poetry Day! In preparation for this marvelous event, I’ve selected 10 quotes from international poets. For this list, I’ve tried to put an emphasis on poets whose work wasn’t originally published in English. 274 more words