Rev. Dr. A. Jacob Hassler


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sometimes writing is like pulling the
teeth of a thrashing shark whilst
his mouth is wrapped tightly around your leg

then other times the shark spits
his teeth at you
then calmly swims away

Submitted: Thursday, December 09, 2004

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  • Rookie Nobody Dude (4/21/2005 5:36:00 PM)

    Sometimes it comes easily, and sometimes it's a pain in the neck...like the shark's teeth, sometimes words are hard to get out. (Report) Reply

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