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Tired of These Scenes
07/26/2013 01:52 p.m.
I wonder what it is I should write on here. I used to just say anything and everything that's going on in life, but really, there's not much to tell. I doubt any of you care how work is going, or what I've been up to lately.
I read through Sylvia Plath's collection. I must say a lot of her work is far less coherent than even mine. Many of her works left me scratching my head at how seemingly random she goes from one thought to the next. Kind of reminds me of my own work, but more creative wording of course. Currently, I'm reading Dante's Inferno. I've been making a point to try and read more of the classics. Maybe I'm searching for inspiration from the greats. Next in line is Whitman. I received a copy of "Leaves of Grass" for my birthday, and I'm excited to dive into that one. I'm thinking I should add Dickinson to my list. If anyone has any suggestions on others worth reading, PM me.
I am currently Peachy
I am listening to Sixto Rodriguez

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Posted by Chris Sorrenti on 07/26/13 at 03:09 PM

I'm not sure hw old you are John, but if my own life of 55 years is any indication, I regularly go through quiet periods as you've described. I try to look for the extraordinary in any given event, no matter how mudane it may appear on the surface. Reading anything and everything is always great to recharge the batteries. It all mixes in the subconscious and will come bubbling to the surface when you least expect it. Good luck! Chris :)

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Posted by George Hoerner on 07/19/14 at 05:40 PM

Well it is a year later and I wonder what it is you have read. e e cummings has always been my favorite poet but before I got into poetry I read some of the classics. I really love Dostoyevski, I think I've read everything he ever wrote. It can be slow reading thou. I grew up reading Hemingway's short stories but my favorite American author is Faulkner. T S Eliot is my favorite English poet.

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