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Poetry Friday: From Missed Connections by Sophie Blackall

September 30th, 2011 (08:05 am)
thirsty

Current Mood: thirsty
Current Song: Drop to Hold You by Matt Nathanson

"We have only one life, and we rush through it. We make choices and follow paths and we don't linger too long at crossroads. Moments of intimacy with strangers are minor detours we rarely explore, but those moments make us feel alive, and human, and part of something greater than ourselves. Then connect us to each other."

- from the introduction of Missed Connections by Sophie Blackall

Learn more about the book at Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast, where Jules posted the backstory along with some of Sophie's beautiful illustrations.

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Posted by: imcoolerthanu2 (imcoolerthanu2)
Posted at: September 30th, 2011 11:57 am (UTC)

I am anxious to read this one. Love Blackall's work, and I have somehow missed her blog all this time.

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: September 30th, 2011 02:28 pm (UTC)

I have to find this book.

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