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“Rimbaud was like my boyfriend. If you’re 15 or 16 and you can’t get the boy you want, and you have to daydream about him all the time, what’s the difference if he’s a dead poet or a senior?”

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source: “Patti Smith” interviewed by Thurston Moore, BOMB magazine, issue 54, Winter 1996.

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via: Karin Schaefer

“I hope your rambles have been sweet, and your reveries spacious.”

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source: Letter to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, summer 1878, in The letters of Emily Dickinson 1845-1886, ed. by Mabel Loomis Todd (Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1906), 328.

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