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Light and Dark

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“It was a voice full of light and dark. Light not only as it glimmers, but also as it glares. Dark not only as it brings cold and fear, but also as it gives rest and shade.”

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– Geraldine Brooks

A Russian Word

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There must be a Russian word to describe what has happened
between us, like ostyt, which can be used
for a cup of  tea that is too hot, but after you walk to the next room,
and return, it is too cool; or perekhotet,
which is to want something so much over months
and even years that when you get it, you have lost
the desire.

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“Letter to a Lost Friend” , Barbara Hamby

Windows

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“You turn a corner. There are the windows you never belonged behind. There, where it always was, is the sky.”

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“Reading Larkin”, James Richardson

Struggle

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Struggle isn’t tragedy. It is necessary to say this because too often the former is conflated with the latter.

 – “On Impractical Urges” by Ayana Mathis

Here

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Nobody wants to be here and nobody wants to leave.

― Cormac McCarthy

Try not to think

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“I guess my life hasn’t always been happy, or easy, or exactly what I want. At a certain point, I just have to try not to think too much about certain things, or else they’ll break my heart.”

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― Jonathan Franzen

Build

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“Nothing is built upon the rock, everything upon the sand, but our duty is to build as though the sand were rock.”

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Jorge Luis Borges, “From Fragments of an Apocryphal Evangelist”

Butterfly Sand

Curiosity run amok . . .

method two madness

a blog of two friends

t r e f o l o g y

all questions answered all answers questioned

mindmatters

mental health, musings, photography, love, depression, inspiration, poetry

angieinspired

In Ordinary Language

days of stone

too much coffee, too little sleep, a love of words...

rhymeswithbug

A place for poems and pics

aspoonfulofsugar337

Live love laugh.... the Hankinson way.. Family, Education, Health, Humour, Resilience, compassion.

our silent reverie

A Journal Of Our Ruminations, Illustrations & Aesthetics.

kanzen sakura

South meets East: Poetry and Musings - words of the seasons

Writing and Works

Poetry & Prose by Carol J Forrester

Making it write

mostly poetry, partly peculiar.

Bran New Day Anime

My Own Personal Blog to Rant About Everything Anime

The Mind of Micheline

The Human Experience

The Bias List // K-Pop Reviews & Discussion

K-Pop reviews and discussion with just a hint of bias...

SierraRose

Life- Faith, Family, Health