— Gerard de Nerval, who died in 1855
"If it wasn’t for us, you’d be speaking German right now.”
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the irreplaceable (September 10, 1935–January 17, 2019) reflected in her lovely autobiographical essay on how literature saved her life. But what does it take to write such buoyant literature — be it poetry or prose — that lends itself as a lifeboat to those far from the shore of being?
Mary Oliver’s Advice on Writing – Brain Pickings
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Sinking or Swimming - The Reading Experience.
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