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I am
a series of
small victories
and large defeats
and I am as
amazed
as any other
that
I have gotten
from there to
here…

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I am a series of small victories and large defeats and I am as amazed as any other that I have gotten from there to here…
those faces you see every day on the streets were not created entirely without hope: be kind to them: like you they have not escaped.
and the whiskey and wine entered our veins when blood was too weak to carry on…
You have to die a few times before you can really live.
A love like that was a serious illness, an illness from which you never entirely recover.
great writers are indecent people they live unfairly saving the best part for paper. good human beings save the world so that bastards like...
The heart roars like a lion at what they’ve done to us.
A love like that was a serious illness, an illness from which you never entirely recover.
A love like that was a serious illness, an illness from which you never entirely recover.
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I suppose like others I have come through fire and sword, love gone wrong, head-on crashes, drunk at sea, and I have listened to the simple ...
we had such tremendous fun and much agony together for some years.