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Writing is tyranny … but reading is democracy.
After modernism, things changed. Indeed, modernism sometimes seems to me like an
And think what worrying does: has anyone ever added a single hour
My real purpose in telling middle-school students stories was to practice telling
There’s some that came here never believing they were dead. They insisted
Religion begins in story. Yes, it does, because religion is an attempt
He meant the Kingdom was over, the Kingdom of Heaven, it was
You’ll drift apart, it’s true, but you’ll be out in the open,
Well, I have an idea, usually a visual image of some sort.
Everything has a meaning, if only we could read it.
But suppose your dæmon settles in a shape you don’t like?
You going to be a scientist when you grow up?” That sort
And before I’d got to the end of the first paragraph, I’d come up slap bang against a fundamental problem
In a room full of art, I’d still stare at you.
When you’re writing what you love, it’s the most fun you can
I mean iggy and the stooges first couple of albums I think sold twenty five thousand between
It’s amazing that Europe says, “What are we going to do with
What is poverty, if not violence. Like, the number of people who
Musical ideas sprang to my mind like a flight of butterflies, and all I had to do was to
If the story’s there for it, if there’s a reason for it,
Shoes twisted into incredible lilies.