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December 15, 2004

Life Imitates Art

"Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work. The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues." --Phillips Brooks


Do you ever have dripping-with-irony weeks? The past few have been like that here. There are so many things going on internally and externally in my life, and then I read something or experience something that just seems too. . . too contrived, almost. Irony at it's finest. Feeling like I'm living out the plot of a postmodern novel or French movie. Surreal.


(Quote via Brandywine Books)

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Thanks for the link. I'm encouraged to learn that people I respect find value in Brandywine Books. May the Lord bless you, the Discoshaman, and the Ukraine.

Posted by: Phil W at December 15, 2004 02:40 PM

Thank you! Honestly, though, the quote is beautiful and "Life comes before literature" is an echo of some of the conversations Hubby and I have had lately.

Posted by: TulipGirl at December 16, 2004 05:36 AM


 
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