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Roots

Oh, I can’t Stop you putting roots In my dreamland — T. Swift

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Torn From the Pages of…THE QUOTE BAG

The Man Who Didn’t Fly/Margot Bennett He had a disease of the liver that prevented him from working at anything but the study of racing forms. She sat beside him, indicating by twitches of nostril and eyebrow how complete was … Continue reading

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Bespoke

she was a tall womanwith a willowy gracewhich bespoke firmflesh & inward poise — Brett Halliday

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Here

It is precisely hereHere on this bodyRight where it is that theNumen is distributed andDisjunctions are establishedIndependent of anySort of projection— Gilles Deleuze

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Know You In The Dark

“I wanted to know you in the dark,” I said. “Don’t overthink it.” — Elizabeth Hand

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Alone

I alone am man and all the rest divine. — Beckett

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Wildness

I was reminded of her wildness, her tendency to get inside things and break them open, and I felt fearful of her, not for the first time. — Sally Rooney

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The Constant Nymph

She demanded only to feel; she asked only of life that it should play a tune to her dancing. — Margaret Kennedy

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Debris

Time had suffered a profound disturbance, and I could feel all sorts of dark debris from the far past shifting and beginning to move up towards the surface. — Iris Murdoch

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Remember This

Forget, forget nothing, don’t forget the sweetness, don’t forget the severity. If indifference and unkindness take hold of your being, stir your memory and think of all the beautiful, all the burdensome things. Remember there is life and there is … Continue reading

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