Category Archives: words

Words & Music

Words are the pen of the heart, but music is the pen of the soul. Rabbi Shneur Zalman

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Lying is done with words and also with silence. Adrienne Rich, quoted from WJRT Ch. 12 Morning News, January 7, 1997

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Vigorous, Concise Writing

Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer … Continue reading

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Freezing of Reality

Words are a freezing of reality. Dr. Timothy Leary

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Unkind Words

Over the years I’ve learned that if someone says something unkind about me, I must live so that no one will believe it. Anonymous – late 1970’s

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Capture You In Poems

I tried to capture you in poems but you escaped my words. Graffiti written by Jim Nightshade on the Mott Community College campus in Flint, MI. Approximately mid-1980’s

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