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+ "I read my books with diligence, and mounting skills and gathering certainty. I read the way a person might swim, to save his or her life.
I wrote that way too."
Mary Oliver, from “Staying Alive”, in Blue Pastures
9th March 2013
Tags: Mary Oliver Staying Alive Blue Pastures thoughts that breathe poetry prose lit I read to safe my life

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