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Quoted in the Grove:
There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don’t see them.
~Eli Weisel

Nothing is less real than realism. Details are confusing. It is only by selection, by elimination, by emphasis, that we get at the real meaning of things.
~Georgia O’Keefe

A successful book is not made of what is in it, but of what is left out of it.
~Mark Twain

I leave out the parts that people skip.
~Elmore Leonard

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Posted from the Grove:
Prewritten for Thurs (01/07/16) @6pm PT/9 ET is: poem, llama

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Quoted in the Grove:
In love there are two things – bodies and words.
~Joyce Carol Oates

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
~Robert Frost.

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
~Lao-Tze

EndQuote:
In the distance I hear a song – a simple song – a song of despair – a song of longing and a song of sorrow. I have forgotten the words and the rhythm, but I sing. Yes, I sing.
~Pietros Maneos

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Posted from the Grove:
Prewritten for Thurs (12.17) @6pm PT/9 ET is: kitten, winter

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Quoted in the Grove:
Failure is a bruise, not a tattoo.
~Jon Sinclair

I’ve never met a strong person with an easy past.
~Anon

You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience.
~Teilhard de Chardin

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Prewritten for Thurs (12/06) @6pm PT/9 ET is: barbed wire, monkey

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