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Monthly Archives: January 2007

1/31/07

3:24 PM I do things to my own mind I can’t explain or justify. 7:59 PM Don’t come too easy but don’t come too hard. Find that magical balance few know and everyone unconsciously dreams of, and cruise toward me at a steady clip. If you come too fast I might turn around, and if [...]

You

I’m trying to hold onto every little piece of you I caught in my net, but I guess I’m just not strong enough. Just when I’m starting to take it all in, my muscles start to give out and you start to slip away like sand… For that brief moment you were entirely mine. You [...]

For rejected (and dejected) writers

From article: And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street, the first children’s book by Theodor Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, was turned down in the 1930s by 27 publishers, one of whom helpfully explained: “It is too different from other juvenile books on the market.” The 28th publisher took it, and in [...]

Putting 9/11 in perspective

From article: But it is no disrespect to the victims of 9/11, or to the men and women of our armed forces, to say that, by the standards of past wars, the war against terrorism has so far inflicted a very small human cost on the United States. As an instance of mass murder, the [...]

1/30/07

7:43 AM The moment I awaken, the floodgate opens and yesterday’s thoughts rush in to fill today’s pond. Thoughts of you, him, her, they, it, this, that. Everyone and everything casually walks in through the door like a daily visitor. Hardly have I woken that the house is already full of visitors, demanding attention and [...]

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