” The secret of it all, is to write in the gush, the throb, the flood, of the moment – to put things down without deliberation – without worrying about their style – without waiting for a fit time or place. I always worked that way. I took the first scrap of paper, the first doorstep, the first desk, and wrote – wrote, wrote. By writing at the instant the very heartbeat of life is caught.”

~ Walt Whitman 

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  1. Walt Whitman is one of my heroes. No one seems to talk much about him anymore, which I think is a shame. It was funny, while I was reading this quote, I was thinking to myself, “Wow, now who is this?!?!” Then I read it was Walt and everything just made sense.

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