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''Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness; its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.''John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. author, critic. The Statesman Buchanan, in Buchanan Dying, act 1 (1974).
''There is no pleasing New Englanders, my dear, their soil is all rocks and their hearts are bloodless absolutes.''John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. author, critic. The Statesman Buchanan, in Buchanan Dying, act 2 (1974).
''That a marriage ends is less than ideal; but all things end under heaven, and if temporality is held to be invalidating, then nothing real succeeds.''John Updike (b. 1932), U.S. novelist, critic. Too Far To Go, foreword (1979).
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Untitled For Julia
they called her too creative with her
free verse thought,
poetic rebellion. she is a
literary rouge, a
rebel without rhyme.
oh but she has every reason for her
angry-girl sad song-
she cries words into a river
too deep to ford,
she smiles big like a woolf
slipping stones into her pockets, her heart
weighted down and stepping in
Untitled For Jay
while she was holding hands and
filling hearts, i called myself alone
and i wished for someone- even though i
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,