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A Short Poem from Kurt Vonnegut
A Short Poem from Kurt Vonnegut

“And what, and what / Do the two think of?”

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So You Want To Be a Writer: Bukowski Debunks the “Tortured Genius” Myth of Creativity
So You Want To Be a Writer: Bukowski Debunks the “Tortured Genius” Myth of Creativity

“unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don’t do it.”

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Antilamentation: A Poetic Antidote to Regret
Antilamentation: A Poetic Antidote to Regret

“You’ve traveled this far on the back of every mistake.”

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Sylvia Plath Reads “A Birthday Present”: A Rare 1962 Recording
Sylvia Plath Reads “A Birthday Present”: A Rare 1962 Recording

“I do not want much of a present, anyway, this year. / After all I am alive only by accident.”

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Sailing to Byzantium: 13 Songs Based on the Poetry of W. B. Yeats
Sailing to Byzantium: 13 Songs Based on the Poetry of W. B. Yeats

“A pity beyond all telling / Is hid in the heart of love”

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Hand-Lettered Illustrations of Emily Dickinson’s Poetry
Hand-Lettered Illustrations of Emily Dickinson’s Poetry

“Tell all the Truth but tell it slant . . .The Truth must dazzle gradually / Or every man be blind”

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