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Tuesday, April 29, 2008 6:09 PM

those pics of us are totally amazing and I hope we can keep taking them for one of the rooms we’re going to make. like maybe a room as the inner chamber of a heart? a rabbit’s heart? 

Tuesday, April 22, 2008 1:57 PM

I don’t doubt that most of the world is founded on pain, and fear of insanity, and that animal open that I think you and I are trying to presence, however plafully and lovingly

Tuesday, April 22, 2008 12:50 PM

When all I wanted was to disappear with you

Monday, April 21, 2008 1:26 PM

not sure what to say about poetry, except I appreciate your term *intensity*.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 12:28 PM

when you were talking about the weather being “the enemy” and the arrival of spring I started weeping actually

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 4:49 P

If there were such a thing as proper verbs I think you are making them thru this use of italicization

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 12:58 PM

Think Larwence Weiner?

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 12:37 PM

got very choked up actually when Conrad was talking about the weather and Iraq

Sunday, April 13, 2008 4:55 PM

I know this
is a lot to ask but I am super broke right now and trying to save a few dollars where I can. As I
am not academically affiliated and so can not write-off expenses attending conferences takes a
little leg-work these days… 

Friday, April 11, 2008 3:40 PM