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Saturday, May 21, 2022

Harder and harder

It gets harder and harder to argue with those who say that the world is better before you know too much of it.

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Thursday, May 19, 2022

Of change itself (Lahiri)

Once art weds itself to a social or political purpose it is bled of its true purpose, which is not to change the world but to explore the phenomenon and the consequences of change itself.

Jhumpa Lahiri

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Thursday, May 12, 2022

The gist

The details are seductive, but the gist is often enough.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

New poems

+15

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Sunday, May 08, 2022

Our stories

Our best (and worst) stories address what we don't know but long to understand.

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Friday, May 06, 2022

Getting it right

Getting it right is so hard, so rare, that it should always be recognized, celebrated.

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Saturday, April 30, 2022

Poetry egg

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Hope

People embrace hope to distract themselves from disappointment.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Your self

Find yourself
by losing your self.

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Friday, April 15, 2022

I am

I am what I am whether anyone acknowledges it or not.

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Thursday, April 14, 2022

Reward

Reward is how we imagine punishment in order to bear it.

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Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Hubris

Hubris is the gout of the soul.

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Friday, April 08, 2022

Ending

Our obsession with happy endings
reveals our obsession with ending.

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Tuesday, April 05, 2022

Treasure

We treasure what we measure with love.

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Monday, April 04, 2022

Of life & death

Life is louder; death is larger.

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Sunday, April 03, 2022

Money

A society built on money is one thing, but a culture based on money is an abomination.

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Monday, March 28, 2022

Meaning

The concept of meaning is meaningless.

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Sunday, March 27, 2022

Directions (Moss)

Directions only work if you know where you're going.

Robert Moss, from "If You Spill A Dragon"

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Euphemism

Euphemism emerges from the mouth of the hypocrite.

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Saturday, March 26, 2022

New poems

+15

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