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karen karen said: " apparently, because jenny lawson is the vaccine that will protect me against anything 2021 has in store is an acceptable response to the question "why are you requesting this book?" over on edelweiss.

WHOLEHEART THANK YOUS TO J-LAW AND E-WEISS!!!
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karen karen said: " 🎵WHAT WILL 2021 BRIIIIING?🎵



i haven't fully fleshed out my reading goals yet, but in the wee hours of jan 1, this is my nascent plan for my monthly challenges:

-1 free tor short/week

-monthly project book (although i am taking january off, so ppbblltt)!
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George Elliott Clarke
“All books are merely delayed dust.”
George Elliott Clarke

Cormac McCarthy
“reckon.”
cormac mccarthy

Franklin Pierce
“ouch, an egg!”
franklin pierce

Hart Crane
“I wanted you, nameless Woman of the South,
No wraith, but utterly—as still more alone
The Southern Cross takes night
And lifts her girdles from her, one by one—
High, cool,
wide from the slowly smoldering fire
Of lower heavens,—
vaporous scars!

Eve! Magdalene!
or Mary, you?

Whatever call—falls vainly on the wave.
O simian Venus, homeless Eve,
Unwedded, stumbling gardenless to grieve
Windswept guitars on lonely decks forever;
Finally to answer all within one grave!

And this long wake of phosphor,
iridescent
Furrow of all our travel—trailed derision!
Eyes crumble at its kiss. Its long-drawn spell
Incites a yell. Slid on that backward vision
The mind is churned to spittle, whispering hell.

I wanted you . . . The embers of the Cross
Climbed by aslant and huddling aromatically.
It is blood to remember; it is fire
To stammer back . . . It is
God—your namelessness. And the wash—

All night the water combed you with black
Insolence. You crept out simmering, accomplished.
Water rattled that stinging coil, your
Rehearsed hair—docile, alas, from many arms.
Yes, Eve—wraith of my unloved seed!

The Cross, a phantom, buckled—dropped below the dawn.
Light drowned the lithic trillions of your spawn.”
Hart Crane, The Bridge

Leonard Cohen
“a kite is a victim you are sure of.
you love it because it pulls.”
leonard cohen

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adventures in thanksgiving 2016 (Cooking, Food & Wine)
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adventures in food and fun XV (Cooking, Food & Wine)
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Description: a holiday special with stuffing!
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