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“All human things of dearest value hang on slender strings.” —Edmund Waller

Strummed strings of melody
Thrumming in harmony
With the lyre of Hermes
Of these we sing

But the lover’s power is the poet’s power. He can make love from all the common strings with which this world is strung.

Amelia Barr

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“Our world isn’t made of earth, air and water or even molecules and atoms; our world is made of language..” —Tom Robbins

The rising and setting of the sun: a metaphor of a day on a spinning ball of words in a universe of verse.

Perhaps things are not things but words: metaphors, words for other things.

Octavio Paz

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“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” —Ernest Hemingway

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.

Mark Twain

All good books have one thing in common – they are truer than if they had really happened.

Ernest Hemingway

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