For I have known them all already, know them all -- have known the evenings, mornings, afternoons, I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.
Quote by TS Eliot
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Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
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Education is the cheap defense of nations
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