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It had never occurred to him until now that a hero would sleep on the ground. —Lloyd Alexander/The Book of Three

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I have dreamed of that song, of the strange words to that simple rhyme-song, and on several occasions I have understood what she was saying, in my dreams. In those dreams I spoke that language too, the first language, and … Continue reading

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What is law? Is it what is on the books, or what is actually enacted and obeyed in a society? Or is a law what must be enacted and obeyed, whether or not it is on the books, if things … Continue reading

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I always had the feeling that no one understood me anyway, that no one knew who I was and what made me do this or that. And you know, when no one understands you, then no one can call you … Continue reading

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The best way to get kidnapped is to be a beautiful nymphomaniac with rich and loving parents. Don’t have time to cultivate a sex addiction and/or a loving relationship with your parents? No worries. You can always go to Mexico, … Continue reading

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For instance, what if someone were peering at me right now, through their curtains, the inside of their house dark and still – maybe they’re manic depressive. And they look outside and see me, the personification of a defeated sigh … Continue reading

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As we age, we become our parents; live long enough and we see faces repeat in time. —Neil Gaiman/The Ocean At The End Of The Lane

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I thought of years of deportment lessons, and geography. I thought of endless meetings of the cabinet ministry, while the sun shone outside. I thought of treaties, and of shipwrecks. If only I had known. One adverse reaction to a … Continue reading

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War must always be done out of sight, or it shocks people and they stop immediately. —Catherynne M. Valente/The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making

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However, one of the students who suffered eight months of insomnia wrote an opera shortly after being released from a sleep disorder clinic. Titled I Have Spent Eight Years Learning from the Lives of People Who Truly Broke Free from … Continue reading

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