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If it had been your exact thought you would have used my exact words.

Nov 102021

Never use five words where none will do.

Nov 052021

We are apt to imagine software as scaling indefinitely, which it does not, because we think of it as a form of writing, which does.

Nov 022021

The power of a word lies in what it suggests, not what it means.

Oct 142021

The shortest way to be original is to tell the truth.

Jun 152021

Poetry is language at its limit, as math is logic at its limit; and poetry anxiety, like math anxiety, is only the realization that comprehension requires effort, and the fear that even then it may never arrive.