Archive for the ‘Jane Hamilton’ Category

In my bones I’m so scared, but the mystery is in my heart – that’s where I have the gumption.

Monday, September 28th, 2009
college campus

When Aunt Sid describes out future I want to run and hide. When it comes down to it, I don’t know if I’ll be able to walk out the front door. I don’t know if I’ll be able to walk into the college dorms with tall windows and everyone…

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I looked up truth the other day also. The word has a lot to do with seeing clearly, and with things that are honest and beautiful.

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009
eggshells

Perhaps I should change my name to Ruth Truth. The combination of pity and compassion with honesty and beauty would be a real knockout. People might not see me come into a room but they’d feel like…

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Sometime I’m going to try my wings, see if they’re strong enough.

Thursday, July 30th, 2009
sunset swans

I whisper, when she goes out to make more coffee, that I want to be like Charles Dickens and write about all the good and strange people. I know I’ll stay here for a while, but there’ll come a time when I take my children and…

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It’s our task to seek out something with truth for us

Monday, July 6th, 2009
fern and cement

We’re only passers-by, and all you can do is love what you have in your life. A person has to fight the meanness that sometimes comes with you when you’re born, sometimes grows if you aren’t in lucky surroundings…

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