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Quote Left Just once I knew what life was for. Quote Right
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Quote Left Big heart, wide as a watermelon, but wise as birth, there is so much abundance in the people I have.... Quote Right
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Quote Left The My Lai soldier lifts me up again and again and lowers me down with the other dead women and babies... Quote Right
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Quote Left this is no dream just my oily life where the people are alibis and the street is unfindable for an entire lifetime. Quote Right
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Quote Left We laugh and we touch. I promise you love. Time will not take away that. Quote Right
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Quote Left At six I lived in a graveyard full of dolls, avoiding myself, my body, the suspect in its grotesque house. Quote Right
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Quote Left Oh, darling, let your body in, let it tie you in, in comfort. Quote Right
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Quote Left What's the point of fighting the dollars when all you need is a warm bed?... Quote Right
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Quote Left The house of my body has spoken often as you rebuild me like blocks, and promise to come visit when I'm finally adjusted on safe land, and am livable, joist to joist with storm windows and screens ... Quote Right
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Quote Left My life has appeared unclothed in court,... Quote Right
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Quote Left Your old skin puckering, your lungs' breath Grown baby short as you looked up last... Quote Right
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Quote Left ... the heart monitor, the death cricket bleeping. Quote Right
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Quote Left All those girls who wore the red shoes,... Quote Right
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Quote Left His soul dropped down from heaven. Thank you, said Lazarus,... Quote Right
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Quote Left But I died yesterday, "Daddy," I died,... Quote Right
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Quote Left The joy that isn't shared dies young. Quote Right
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Quote Left Someone is dead. Even the trees know it, those poor old dancers who come on lewdly, all pea-green scarfs and spine pole. Quote Right
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Quote Left she will not say how there must be more to living... Quote Right
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Quote Left And thus Snow White became the prince's bride. The wicked queen was invited to the wedding feast... Quote Right
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Quote Left life is a trick, life is a kitten in a sack. Quote Right
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Quote Left ... wounding God with his blue face, his tyranny, his absolute kingdom, with my aphrodisiac. Quote Right
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Quote Left and you'll bargain with the calendar and at the last moment... Quote Right
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Quote Left this errand we're on goes to one store. Quote Right
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Quote Left The sea is mother-death and she is a mighty female, the one who wins, the one who sucks us all up. Quote Right
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Quote Left So I won't hang around in my hospital shift, repeating The Black Mass and all of it.... Quote Right
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