Friday, October 9th

by musicclipoftheday

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Ani DiFranco (1970-), “Do or Die” (A. DiFranco), 9/30/20

 

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lagniappe

reading table

I am speaking now
the way you do. I speak
because I am shattered.

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I became a criminal when I fell in love.
Before that I was a waitress.

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I’m sick of your world
that lets the outside disguise the inside.

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One of the few good things to say about old age is that you have a new experience. Diminishment is not everybody’s most anticipated joy, but there is news in this situation.

—Louise Glück (1943-, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature yesterday), from “The Red Poppy,” “Siren,” “Circe’s Power,” and an interview