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Dante's Vita Nuova Together with the Version of Dante Gabriel
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The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
In His Own Write by John Lennon
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Ghost House by Hannah Faith Notess
Ghost House
by Hannah Faith Notess (Goodreads Author)
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A good friend bought this for me a year ago and I'm really happy she did. I just read it now in full and I'll definitely come back to read some of these poems.

The style has the cadences of Neruda and the playfulness of cummings if he wrote in 8-bit....more
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The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Benjamin Franklin
“He that lieth down with Dogs, shall rise up with Fleas.”
Benjamin Franklin

Anne Sexton
“As it has been said:
Love and a cough
cannot be concealed.
Even a small cough.
Even a small love.”
Anne Sexton

Zelda Fitzgerald
“Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.”
Zelda Fitzgerald

Edward Gibbon
“The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.”
Edward Gibbon

Euripides
“Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.”
Euripides, Bacchae

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