The Poetic Rabbit
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What I’ve Never Forgotten:“If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can warm me, I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. These are the only ways I know it. Is there any other way?” ― Emily Dickinson, Selected Letters
On Any Given Day
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Shapes of Writing
Tracking the Hare
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A battle to forget
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I had to share this. Please view the post at The Nahmias Cipher Report. If you didn’t already know about it you will be amazed. You may even be inspired.
My Most Beautiful Thing
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