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I’ll never find out now
What A. thought of me.
If B. ever forgave me in the end.
Why C. pretended everything was fine.
What part D. played in E.’s silence.
What F. had been expecting, if anything.
Why G. forgot when she knew perfectly well.
What H. had to hide.
What I. wanted to add.
If my being around
to J. and K. and the rest of the alphabet.
"She is able to capture the pointlessness and sadness of life, but somehow still be affirmative" Woody Allen commented in a documentary about Szymborska, who was called Poland's "guardian spirit" by President Bronislaw Komorowski.
USA Today reported the top 10 book-buying cities for 2011 as follows:
1. Washington, D.C.
8. St. Louis
9. San Francisco
Daedalus can consider itself lucky to have a store in the DC metropolitan area (and even more fortunate to have web and catalog customers all over the world!)
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