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    I've been melted into something too easy to spill. I make more and more of myself in order to make more and more of the baby. He takes it, this making. And somehow he's made more of me, too.
    — Brenda Shaughnessy
    Death and life are, for most of us, too complex to comprehend, but Alex Lemon can pretty casually, accurately, and marvelously correlate them to heavy metal and birthday cake.
    tags: death complex
    — Brenda Shaughnessy
    What if all possiblepain was only the grief of truth?
    tags: grief
    — Brenda Shaughnessy
    Strength means honoring your entire range of emotion, even your despair and heartbreak.
    tags: emotion despair strength
    — Brenda Shaughnessy
    You are not broken. You break again and again because that's what breaking means. To be whole.
    tags: broken
    — Brenda Shaughnessy
    I came to see that what constitutes strength is not just a muscle or will. It can also include the most desperate vulnerability, the saddest heartache, the lightest, sweetest laughter.
    tags: laughter heartache strength
    — Brenda Shaughnessy
    Strength means...acknowledging each of those feelings, your questions and ideas and faith and terror, and meeting what comes with the full force of your heart.
    tags: heart questions faith strength ideas meeting
    — Brenda Shaughnessy
    How anyone becomes herself/is a mystery.
    tags: mystery
    — Brenda Shaughnessy
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    brenda shaughnessy
    Birth    : March 21, 1970
    Occupation  : Poet