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Sometimes it seems... as though only intelligent people are stupid enough to fall in love & only stupid people are intelligent enough to let themselves be loved.
From a magician's midnight sleeve
distribute all their love-songs
over the dew-wet lawns.
Even losing you (the joking voice, a gesture I love) I shan't have lied. It's evident the art of losing's not too hard to master though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster.
I am sorry for people who can't write letters. But I suspect also that you and I…love to write them because it's kind of like working without really doing it.
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