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Engleza de joi/ Chortle

Chortle = laugh in a noisy, gleeful way. “Books feed and cure and chortle and collide.” –Gwendolyn Brooks (June 7, 1917 – December 2, 2000)                              

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Lovely

“Man naturally desires, not only to be loved, but to be lovely; or to be that thing which is the natural and proper object of love.” –Adam Smith (June 16, 1723 – July 17, 1790)     Art by Vincent

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Engleza de joi/ Womb

Womb = uterus; a place where something is generated. “You look at trees and called them “trees,” and probably you do not think twice about the word. You call a star a “star,” and think nothing more of it. But

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Essential

“What is essential is invisible to the eye.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry                             Art by Chelsea Cardinal.

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Engleza de joi/ Heartbeat

Heartbeat = one complete pulsation of the heart. “A poem is when you hear the heartbeat of a stone.” –Jean-Pierre Simeón, This is a Poem That Heals Fish       Art by Paul Gauguin (7 June 1848 – 8

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Engleza de joi/ Asbestos

Asbestos = a soft, greyish-white material that does not burn, used especially in the past as a protection against fire and as a form of insulation. “Some writers can handle lava with bare hands, but I’m not so tough, my

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Engleza de joi/ Symbiotic

Symbiotic = involving interaction between two different organisms living in close physical association. “Stories … are genuinely symbiotic organisms that we live with, that allow human beings to advance.” – Neil Gaiman   Art by Rob Rey.

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Lure of the sea

There are countless lures in our lives or it may be that our lives are made of lures. Mine is the sea. I hear its song all over the year and like Ulysses’ sailors I am not wise enough to

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Be like water

“You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot.

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Engleza de joi/ Clay

Clay = a type of heavy, sticky earth that becomes hard when it is baked and is used to make things such as pots and bricks. “The imagination is the true fire, stolen from heaven, to animate this cold creature

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