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“Each of our lives is a Shakespearean drama raised to the thousandth degree.”
Anna Akhmatova
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Collected Works by Lorine Niedecker
"I've been waiting for you, book.

this gets five stars because I couldn't give it seven.

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My Emily Dickinson by Susan Howe
My Emily Dickinson
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“There isn't so much love in the world that you can turn it away when it's offered.”
Robert Crais
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Plainwater by Anne Carson
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Quiet and contemplative. This poet has a truly original voice, and is particularly adept at the challenging prose poem form.
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Time Warped by Claudia Hammond
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The Myth of Sanity by Martha Stout
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A Certain October by Angela Johnson
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“There isn't so much love in the world that you can turn it away when it's offered.”
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Joe Hill
“The imagination is our final advantage as a species, a place to safely (and happily) explore experiences that are far from safe and far from happy. “Dracula” and “The Fly” may delight and appall in equal measure, but they also gently prepare us, helping us to think about how we would respond if faced with a terrifying seduction, or a corrupted and infected body.”
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Hettie Jones
“Anyone in pursuit of art is responding to a desire to make visible that which is not, to offer the unknown self to others.”
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Delmore Schwartz
“[To James Laughlin] It was pleasant to learn that you expected our correspondence to be read in the international salons and boudoirs of the future. Do you think they will be able to distinguish between the obfuscations, mystification, efforts at humor, and plain statement of fact? Will they recognize my primary feelings as a correspondent—the catacomb from which I write to you, seeking to secure some word from the real world, or at least news of the Far West—and sigh with compassion? Or will they just think I am nasty, an over-eager clown, gauche, awkward and bookish? Will they understand that I am always direct, open, friendly, simple and candid to the point of naïveté until the ways of the fiendish world infuriate me and I am poked to be devious, suspicious, calculating, not that it does me any good anyway? And for that matter, what will they make of your complex character?”
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“Life, for people, begins to crumble on the edges; they don't realize it.”
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