SOFT FEATHERED LIES

 

“Truthful words are not beautiful;
beautiful words are not truthful.”
“Les paroles sincères ne sont pas élégantes;
les paroles élégantes ne sont pas sincères.”

 

~ Lao Tzu ~

 

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MASQUES

 

“A stage where every man must play a part,
and mine a sad one.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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SEASON OF SILENCE

 

“I said nothing for a time,
just ran my fingertips along the edge
of the human-shaped emptiness
that had been left inside me.”

 

~ Haruki Murakami ~

 

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LIFE AS ART

 

“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

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WAITINGS

 

“If you wait, you grow old, nothing more.”

 

~ Walter Bargen ~

 

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NETHER REGIONS

 

“She is nether fish nor flesh, nor good red herring.”

 

~ John Heywood ~

 

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SHINE A LIGHT

 

“You can’t have a light without a dark to stick it in.”

 

~ Arlo Guthrie ~

 

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FOUR BEFORE TWELVE

 

“Overconsumption and overpopulation underlie
every environmental problem we face today”

 

~ Jacques Yves Cousteau ~

 

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SEASON OF FRIENDSHIP

 

“There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.”

 

~ Josh Billings ~

 

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LIKE MAKING LOVE

 

“Poetry is what happens when nothing else can.”

 

~ Charles Bukowski ~

 

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