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Feb 16, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

“At what point does an attempt at catharsis become self-flagellation?”

From my own experience, a lot sooner than I thought it would.

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It goes there fast sometimes.

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<3

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Feb 16, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

Ugghhhhhh!!! Sooooooo relatable!

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❤❤❤❤

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Right? <3

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Feb 16, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

I love this book so much, and would be remiss if I didn't include Mari's playlist for it:

http://www.largeheartedboy.com/blog/archive/2022/11/marinaomis_play.html

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You're the best, David! ❤❤

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Thank you for adding that!

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Feb 16, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

Wow. This is gorgeous. Off to put in my order...

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Thank you! 🥰

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May 31, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

This is incredible.

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So glad you enjoyed that, Debbie. Mari is amazing.

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Thank you!! 💜

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Feb 18, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

As usual, I fall behind in looking at email, but I am glad I saved this piece of art for the weekend so I could look at it slowly and enjoy the artist's skill and creativity.

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Glad you enjoyed it, Richard.

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Thank you, that is kind of you to say!

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Feb 18, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

I can relate. I wish I couldn't. I bet most of us can.

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Me, too.

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Feb 17, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

I have never read or even imagined a book like this. It's beautiful, and I need to know & see what happens next. *clicks pre-order*

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Thank you so much!!

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Love it. Lots of resonance, but from different personal contexts. What I love about this format of creative expression is its atmospheric and layered metaphoric quality.

The human experience IS a dreamscape, IMO. Our particular culture forces plot and linearity and archetype, as a way to master narrative for categorization and marketability.

I champion this and any form of expression that defies artifice.

Bravo, Mari.

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Thank you!!

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Feb 16, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

Very moving and beautiful. I had/have a friendship like this. I "wrote it out" in my novel "Better than Sisters."

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Feb 16, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

This is just gorgeous.

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Thank you so much!

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Feb 16, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

Really looking forward to reading this when it comes out!

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Thanks, Ethan!

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Feb 16, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

What a beautiful, haunting piece. Thanks for writing this @MariNaomi.

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Thank you!

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Feb 16, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

I love your work. I am working on a hybrid book about grief/loss and your images and words really touched me. Congratulations on getting your work out there. Amalia

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Thank you! (I'd love to read your book!)

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still looking for an agent, book not published. sigh.

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Feb 16, 2023Liked by Sari Botton, MariNaomi

This just heightens the excitement as I await my pre-ordered copy of I Thought You Loved Me.

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Potatoes unite!

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It's amazing!

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🥰🩷

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Sari…I wish you would change your email headers. I almost deleted and blocked this because there was no mention of Oldster!

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Brenda, the Oldster logo is right at the top of the email you should have received.

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Yes, thanks… but I’d have to open it to see that. I’m getting an avalanche of unwanted emails so I often delete without opening

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I can't help you with that...

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