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Proust: 'Procrastination' (u no its all b.s.) Remembrance of Things Pass #146

PROCRASTINATION (U NO ITS ALL B.S.)

“Had I been less firmly resolved upon settling down definitively to work, I should perhaps have made an effort to begin at once. 234 more words

Writer

“For me, poetry proliferates and flourishes in the intellect’s blind spot. But you have to have the intellect first; you can’t skip that step. I find intelligence to be most interesting when it’s tested — not when it’s challenged, but when we restrain it from being the default mode by which we apprehend the phenomena around us.” (Christina Pugh, “On Ghosts and the Overplus,” Poetry, March 2016)

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I do not necessarily claim to be a great artist or writer; but I claim to be a true spirit – this is a subtler test.

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