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  • "She wanted to experience everything, taste everything, go everywhere, do everything. Indeed, if I had only one word with which to evoke her, it would be avidity."

    David Rieff on his mother, Susan Sontag

    June 25, 2007

  • "Example is more powerful than precept."

    Aesop (620 BC-560 BC)

    February 1, 2007

  • Crowds have gathered at the windows of the hospital's nursery ward to marvel at Antonio, who is already 56cm (22in) long and drinks "prodigious amounts of milk."

    February 1, 2007

  • "The frame ... held a picture of what was at the best abeyance–at the worst, there came out of it a warning to the bottom of her heart, that no return can ever make restitution for the going away." - Elizabeth Bowen, The Heat of the Day

    February 1, 2007

  • erg gat gie mus oes ree ait erg res eta ret rew ita sei sou

    December 29, 2006

  • Moreover, the Moon ---
    by Mina Loy

    Face of the skies
    preside
    over our wonder.

    Fluorescent
    truant of heaven
    draw us under.

    Silver, circular corpse
    your decease
    infects us with unendurable ease,

    touching nerve-terminals
    to thermal icicles

    Coercive as coma, frail as bloom
    innuendoes of your inverse dawn
    suffuse the self;
    our every corpuscle become an elf.

    December 28, 2006

  • flibbertigibbet a word to describe select co-workers

    December 18, 2006

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