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  • “I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want....I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in life.” (Sylvia Plath)

    There is a library that I have been cultivating, grooming, for the small, personal eternity that has been my life so far. It has retained snatches of conversations; it is filled with books. There are a great deal of memories that are stored in the deepest recesses- some will likely never be encountered again consciously. There are people in this library- some that I know, some that are made up, some that are characters in the far off stories of other people's lives. There are facts that sometimes poke their wild heads aboveground for a peek at how the world has changed since I first knew them. There are are books and movies and there is television and there are some poems. There is every decision I have every made, however microscopic, every moment I have lived, every museum I have been to and every bookstore, movie theater, city, house, school, building I have ever been in. There is everything; how is this possible?

    "The test will last your entire life and will be comprised of the millions of decisions that when taken together will make your life yours, and everything, everything, will be on it.” (John Green)
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