Ciara (C.S.) Houghton

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C.S. Houghton studied creative writing at Southern Connecticut State University. She enjoys painting, drawing, old cameras, and gardening. The author lives in Connecticut with her adoring wife and their heterochromic dog.

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The Captain's Door

3.64 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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“I'd painted that night sky long ago, adding a star each time I lost someone I cared for deeply. Every star bore a name, and I called out each aloud as I counted.”
C.S. Houghton, The Captain's Door

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Making Connections: 1353. - THE CAPTAIN'S DOOR by C.S. Houghton 5 38 Aug 26, 2013 05:09AM  
“It always makes me proud to love the world somehow- hate's so easy compared.”
Jack Kerouac, Big Sur

“It is very hard for evil to take hold of the unconsenting soul.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, A Wizard of Earthsea

“...I would think how words go straight up in a thin line, quick and harmless, and how terribly doing goes along the earth, clinging to it, so that after a while the two lines are too far apart for the same person to straddle from one to the other; and that sin and love and fear are just sounds that people who never sinned nor loved nor feared have for what they never had and cannot have until they forget the words.”
William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying

“Now, I’m very vulnerable to female beauty, as you know. Everybody’s defenseless against something, and that’s it for me. I see it and it blinds me to everything else.”
Philip Roth, The Dying Animal

“Why, if there is anything in supply and demand, life is the cheapest thing in the world. There is only so much water, so much earth, so much air; but the life that is demanding to be born is limitless. Nature is a spendthrift. Look at the fish and their millions of eggs. For that matter, look at you and me. In our loins are the possibilities of millions of lives. Could we but find time and opportunity and utilize the last bit and every bit of the unborn life that is in us, we could become the fathers of nations and populate continents. Life? Bah! It has no value. Of cheap things it is the cheapest. Everywhere it goes begging. Nature spills it out with a lavish hand. Where there is room for one life, she sows a thousand lives, and it's life eats life till the strongest and most piggish life is left.”
Jack London, The Sea Wolf

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Ciara Houghton My pleasure. Happy New Year to you too!

Richard Thanks for the friend request, and for the kind words. Happy New Year!

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