D. (dalaruan) wrote,
D.
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double indemnity

me - August 2007

I was an infant when my parents died.

They both were ornithologists. I've tried

So often to evoke them that today

I have a thousand parents. Sadly they

Dissolve in their own virtues and recede,

But certain words, chance words I hear or read,

Such as bad heart always to him refer,

And cancer of the pancreas to her.

Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire

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