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20 Poets on the Meaning of Poetry

Percy Bysshe Shelley: "Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.”

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Why Adrienne Rich Became the Only Person to Decline the National Medal of Arts

The Letter with Which Adrienne Rich Became the Only Person to Turn Down the National Medal of Arts | Brain Pickings

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11 Books That Will Definitely Disturb You

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson ...not the best haunted house novel but i'll do for a quick read.

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32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly | 32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life....winter break reading list here i come

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16 Wonderful Photos Of Women Writers At Work

Anne Sexton.

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The Death Of The Patriarch: Remembering Gabriel García Márquez

The Death Of The Patriarch: Remembering Gabriel García Márquez I have read "100 Years of Solitude" about every ten years or so since the first time I read it. Each time I have read a different book. As I grow older I see layers that, for me, did not exist before. I believe I will start on it again tonight.

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26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School

26 Contemporary Books That Should Be Taught In High School...some of these already are taught in schools, but I'm adding to my "To Read" list!

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20 Poets on the Meaning of Poetry

John Cage: “There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing.”