Stephanie Hemphill Quotes

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Stephanie Hemphill Quotes

We built a world of words
and yet none satisfy now.
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Learning to be a lady / is like learning / to live within a shell, / to be a crustacean encased / in a small white / uncomfortable world.

— Stephanie Hemphill

I cannot be assured of
exactly what I created
be it madness and monster
or beauty and light.

— Stephanie Hemphill

The tides here are too rough. I sink here, happy only when I hoard my little blue sleeping pills, stash the blades of my razor. I accumulate a drawer of drop-out devices, so by December I can escape to a Merry Christmas.

— Stephanie Hemphill

It may be safe to walk,
but where do you go
when all directions wear
the same black ashen despair?

— Stephanie Hemphill

Inside a book, she captures all that's lost. She journals so her words won't fly away.

— Stephanie Hemphill

She breaks. She's sick. Throw a rope, a net. She falls like a shot-up plane. Help her find the landing strip, Her feet are wet- She'll learn, she'll train. She walks a rope on fire, Look Ma, no hands.

— Stephanie Hemphill

All you know is
you must change sail
to catch it.

— Stephanie Hemphill

Give me the strength to leaf, for I fear otherwise we may hang ourselves.

— Stephanie Hemphill

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