Monthly Archives: November 2015

Writers and friends

  “What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you … Continue reading

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Catcher

“Anyway, I keep picturing all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and all. Thousands of little kids, and nobody’s around – nobody big, I mean – except me. And I’m standing on the edge … Continue reading

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If you have something to offer

“Among other things, you’ll find that you’re not the first person who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behavior. You’re by no means alone on that score, you’ll be excited and stimulated to know. Many, many … Continue reading

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To the point of madness

“I have loved to the point of madness; that which is called madness, that which to me, is the only sensible way to love.” -Françoise Sagan

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And all I loved

ALONE From childhood’s hour I have not been As others were; I have not seen As others saw; I could not bring My passions from a common spring. From the same source I have not taken My sorrow; I could … Continue reading

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Haunt me

“..you said I killed you—haunt me, then! The murdered do haunt their murderers, I believe. I know that ghosts have wandered on earth. Be with me always—take any form—drive me mad! Only do not leave me in this abyss, where … Continue reading

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#prayforparis

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