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- Each body has its art...
- Poetry is life distilled.
- Reading is important — read between the lines. Don't swallow everything.
- When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water.