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“The Beautifully Said Thing”

Poet Nikki Finney has described poetry as “where the beautifully said thing meets the really difficult to say thing.” Finney grew up in an era “when difficult things were being said and shouted and screamed”; she remembers thinking “those things are … Continue reading

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Invincible Summer, Perpetual Spring

My sister-in-law today sent me a quote from Albert Camus: “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”  She is at least the second among my sisters-in-law to suggest to me that … Continue reading

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