fran and sylvia


Today (Oct. 27) in author birthdays…

Dylan Thomas (The big 100!)

“Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”

- From “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night”

Sylvia Plath

“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”

- From The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

Fran Lebowitz

“Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not possibly have met.”

- From Social Studies

Maxine Hong Kingston

“I learned to make my mind large, as the universe is large, so that there is room for paradoxes.”

- From The Woman Warrior

- Intern Rafael

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