Julia Alvarez Quote

Unless I write things down I never know
what I think, no less feel, about the world.
...
In short I don't know I'm alive unless
I'm writing as I'll only be convinced
— when I am scribbled on some stony epitaph —
that I am gone... and the rest is silence.


The Woman I Kept to Myself (2004)

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Unless I write things down I never know what I think, no less feel, about the world. ... In short I don't know I'm alive unless I'm writing as I'll...

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Unless I write things down I never know what I think, no less feel, about the world. ... In short I don't know I'm alive unless I'm writing as I'll...

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Unless I write things down I never know what I think, no less feel, about the world. ... In short I don't know I'm alive unless I'm writing as I'll...

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Unless I write things down I never know what I think, no less feel, about the world. ... In short I don't know I'm alive unless I'm writing as I'll...