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Just a Thought

“You cannot hear a poem without it changing you,” she told me. —Neil Gaiman/How to Talk to Girls at Parties

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She said, “We knew that it would soon be over, and so we put it all into a poem, to tell the universe who we were, and why we were here, and what we said and did and thought and … Continue reading

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No other poem of mine has ever in the slightest been written for a particular reader – only for myself or some half-conceived Alter ego. —A. S. Byatt/Possession

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His eyes are as green as a fresh pickled toad, His hair is as dark as a blackboard. I wish he was mine, he’s really divine, The hero who conquered the Dark Lord. —J.K. Rowling/Harry Potter and the Chamber of … Continue reading

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For the want of a nail, the shoe was lost. For the want of a shoe, the horse was lost. For the want of a horse, the rider was lost. For the want of a rider, the battle was lost. … Continue reading

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I want the nothing I wanted from you and the universe you wanted from me to mix and dissolve, once and for all. —Jeffrey Skinner/The Last Poem to His First Wife

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The highway is full of big cars going nowhere fast And folks is smoking anything that’ll burn Some people wrap their lives around a cocktail glass And you sit wondering where you’re going to turn I got it Come. And … Continue reading

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This, no song of an ingenue, This, no ballad of innocence; This, the rhyme of a lady who Followed ever her natural bents. This, a solo of sapience, This, a chantey of sophistry, This, the sum of experiments, – I … Continue reading

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Say my love is easy had, Say I’m bitten raw with pride, Say I am too often sad— Still behold me at your side. Say I’m neither brave nor young, Say I woo and coddle care, Say the devil touched … Continue reading

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Once, when I was young and true, Someone left me sad- Broke my brittle heart in two; And that is very bad. Love is for unlucky folk, Love is but a curse. Once there was a heart I broke; And … Continue reading

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