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Married Life: Logan Pearsall-Smith

It is a small matter of life and death for married people to interrupt each other’s stories; for if they did not, they would burst. Logan Pearsall-Smith Afterthoughts The image is copyright: Everett Collection  via Shutterstock

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To His Coy Mistress: Andrew Marvell

Had we but world enough, and time, This coyness, Lady, were no crime We would sit down and think which way To walk and pass our long love’s day. Thou by the Indian Ganges’ side Shouldst rubies find: I by … Continue reading

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The Secret Town: Ogden Nash

There is a town within a town, Where my true love walks alone, And green, oh, meadow green, is her gown, And daffodil gold her shoon. Unto that silent,` secret place, No street, no alley, leads. A town without a … Continue reading

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Women And Cynicism: Somerset Maugham

No man in his heart is quite so cynical as a well-bred woman Somerset Maugham A Writer’s Notebook, 1896 (published  1949) The image is by Jules Joseph Lefebvre by Wikimedia.

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You’re So Vain, You Probably Think This Song Is About You: Carly Simon

You walked into the party like you were walking onto a yacht Your hat strategically dipped below one eye Your scarf it was apricot You had one eye in the mirror as you watched yourself gavotte And all the girls … Continue reading

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