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Victor Hugo

There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees. — Victor Hugo, … 8 more words


Billy Collins

You trip over a word while carrying
a tray of vocabulary out to the pool
only to discover that broken glass
is a good topic. 20 more words


Bartelby, the Scrivener - A Story of Wall street

by Herman Melville, 1853

       I AM a rather elderly man. The nature of my avocations for the last thirty years has brought me into more than ordinary contact with what would seem an interesting and somewhat singular set of men, of whom as yet nothing that I know of has ever been written:—I mean the law-copyists or scriveners.   713 more words


Peter Everwine

As a child running loose,
I said it this way: Bird.
Bird, a startled sound at field’s edge.
the sound my mouth makes, pushing away…
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Pauline Albanese

Here, the walls are made of moon and stars, and each breath is mingled with tender coolness like a shiver from lips to lips. — Pauline Albanese, … 12 more words


Pablo Neruda

Since, without leaving the present
that is a fragile ring,
we touch the sand of yesterday
and on the sea, love reveals
a repeated fury. 17 more words


Gone with the Wind...

Sometimes when Scarlett tiptoed at night to kiss her tall mother’s
cheek, she looked up at the mouth with its too short, too tender
upper lip, a mouth too easily hurt by the world, and wondered if…

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