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In Which I Try to Disburden Texts but Also Thank Reading for Swallowing Up My Problems

That’s “Reading” taking shape as Edith Sitwell’s “hot sun,” that “country giant that has swallowed up all the gold spangles of the dew…and has dried all the haycocks until they are dry and rustling as his own rays.” Mm. (I blame Alexander Pope.) I think if you are reading enough—”enough,” of course, would be a [...]
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