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May 6, 2022Liked by Sari Botton, Leslie Kendall Dye

Achingly beautiful.

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May 6, 2022Liked by Sari Botton, Leslie Kendall Dye

This is beautifully written, very poetic.

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May 6, 2022Liked by Sari Botton, Leslie Kendall Dye

Holy mother of pearl, this was exquisite. Each breath, a death and a rebirth.

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My god, what a lovely compliment. I’ll cherish it always.

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Jul 6, 2022Liked by Leslie Kendall Dye

Seeing you'd replied gave me the opportunity to click on your piece and read it again. And be transformed by it again. I so love the idea of using narrative/memory to hold time still in such small, but achingly whole, units. Also: If you have a mailing list or other media method keeping your readership in the loop on your publications, please add me. katelong01@att.net

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Again, you have made my day. I don't have a mailing list, but I do have a web site. You can find all my articles at www.lesliekendalldye.net. When I have a new piece I share it on Facebook and Twitter! My most recent essay is up at The Atlantic this month: https://www.theatlantic.com/books/archive/2022/06/personal-library-book-organization-system/661326/

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Jul 7, 2022Liked by Leslie Kendall Dye

Your Atlantic essay is kindred reading for bibliophiles across the universe! :-) I just finished Ruth Ozeki's recent meta-book, and at my house, it's going to live next to Borges.

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Which are your Borges books?

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May 6, 2022Liked by Sari Botton, Leslie Kendall Dye

This is one of the most resplendently gorgeous pieces of writing I have read in a long time.

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I’m grateful for the encouraging words. Writers spend so much time in dark corners!

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May 6, 2022Liked by Sari Botton, Leslie Kendall Dye

Lovely reflection

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May 6, 2022Liked by Sari Botton, Leslie Kendall Dye

Beautiful. Thank you.

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May 8, 2022Liked by Leslie Kendall Dye

Truly gorgeous and moving piece. A lifetime of seconds in your hands and words, shining in the Limelight.

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Exquisite and powerful

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Beautiful.

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Gorgeous and important writing

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This is just stunning. Thank you.

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May 6, 2022Liked by Leslie Kendall Dye

You bring something special to the written word. Thank you:)

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So many thanks!

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