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    “I love stories. Stories have saved my life, and I also question stories even as I tell them…We all have stories to tell…It’s the complexity of the human heart that I think is poetry’s subject — the complexity of the human experience. I think the best poets writing today represent that complexity in the broadest, deepest sense.”

    ~Marie Howe from an interview with AGNI photo by Tony Roberts / Flickr, cc by-nc-sa 2.0

    This is so true for me! Without books and animals for love and escape and alternate views of self and world as a child, I shudder at how I could possibly have survived.

     
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    To the complexities of the human heart.
  13. helpmemycatsaretryingtokillme said: I could not be who I am today without the hope, empathy and expansion of my universe that was afforded my dark childhood thru stories. Stories that allowed me a glimpse beyond my own lonely and limited child self and world view. I am ever so grateful.
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    This is so true for me! Without books and animals for love and escape and alternate views of self and world as a child,...
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    Stories have also been my saving grace. Telling my story with a wholehearted intent brings healing in ways I would never...
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    This.
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    Writing is a gift.
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