STARTING TO FALL

September 27, 2016
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MARSH MELLOW

September 14, 2016

The marsh is mellow where the cattails grow.

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IMAGINE EMPATHY

September 11, 2016

imagine empathy

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A SENTENCE BY NATHANAEL WEST

September 5, 2016

As he hobbled along, he made many waste motions, like those of a partially destroyed insect. This nifty sentence may be found in Miss Lonelyhearts.

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GUARDIAN OF THE OZ BOOKS

August 22, 2016
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A SENTENCE BY RODDY DOYLE

August 13, 2016

-Yis don’t want to be called And And exclamation mark And, do yis? Jimmy asked. from The Commitments. Proper funny, yeh know.

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JOB

August 10, 2016

My job is bumping words together to produce an effect.

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A SENTENCE BY RACHEL KUSHNER

August 8, 2016

The woman behind the counter nodded severely at me as I came in, glancing up through eyeglass frames that were black and round like little handcuffs. from The Flame Throwers

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NAME AND PEN NAME

August 6, 2016

Once upon a time there were 2 names. One of them was Moira O’Neill, and the other was Nesta Shakespeare Skrine. They belonged to the same woman, and she used one of them as a pen name. Yes, her pen name was Moira O’Neill. Her given name was Nesta Shakespeare Skrine. I pause to reflect.

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HOW TO GET RID OF WARTS IN 1660 LONDON

August 2, 2016

‘to gett away warts: take black snayles and gash and cut them with your Knife then take the liquor which comes from them and anoynt your warts with this liquor 3 or 4 times every day till all beee gone’ – from Restoration London by Liza Picard

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