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“Everyone in New Orleans that can afford it gets buried in mausoleums. That's one good thing about living there.”
“A piece of writing is the product of a series of explosions in the mind.”
“We live at the level of our language. Whatever we can articulate we can imagine or understand or explore. All you have to do to educate a child is leave him alone and teach him to read. The rest is brainwashing.”
“Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while, a great wind is bearing me across the sky.”
“Dance in the fullness of time.”
Ellen Gilchrist, U.S. writer, poet