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  • ''If men do not keep on speaking terms with children, they cease to be men, and become merely machines for eating and for earning money.''
    John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. author, critic. "A Foreword for Younger Readers," Assorted Prose (1965).
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  • ''A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.''
    John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. author, critic. Assorted Prose, "Confessions of a Wild Bore," (1965).
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  • ''An affair wants to spill, to share its glory with the world. No act is so private it does not seek applause.''
    John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. author, critic. Couples, ch. 2 (1968).
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  • ''It is not difficult to deceive the first time, for the deceived possesses no antibodies; unvaccinated by suspicion, she overlooks latenesses, accepts absurd excuses, permits the flimsiest patchings to repair great rents in the quotidian.''
    John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. author, critic. Couples, ch. 2 (1968).
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  • ''Every marriage tends to consist of an aristocrat and a peasant. Of a teacher and a learner.''
    John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. novelist, critic. Couples, ch. 1 (1968).
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  • ''By the time a partnership dissolves, it has dissolved.''
    John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. author, critic. Couples, ch. 5 (1968).
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  • ''The first breath of adultery is the freest; after it, constraints aping marriage develop.''
    John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. author, critic. Couples, ch. 5 (1968).
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  • ''Being naked approaches being revolutionary; going barefoot is mere populism.''
    John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. novelist, critic. repr. In Hugging the Shore (1983). "Going Barefoot," On the Vineyard (1980).
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  • ''I love my government not least for the extent to which it leaves me alone.''
    John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. author, critic. testimony, Jan. 30, 1978, given before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor, Boston. Hugging the Shore, appendix (1983).
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  • ''Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.''
    John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. author, critic. Hugging the Shore (collection of essays), foreword.
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Untitled For Jay Ii

it took months to get that hand
from your lap to mine
and it still sits awkward.
we fake nonchalance looking anywhere,
anywhere but there.
our story is verbal: no
tribal dances, physical romances
are for film.
our story is not told in its
technicolor glory, it is left in
notebook poetry and late night calls.
LCD screens fight with graphite gray,
your pen black ink,
not for control but truth.
no technicolor glory just a true story.

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Untitled For Jay

while she was holding hands and
filling hearts, i called myself alone
and i wished for someone- even though i
had you

and we can blame it on my queer sexuality and
heteronormative dreams, as i
know you do, or we could
blame it on our empty hands. and i'm sorry,

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