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  1. Public Bookmark 16

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    (change waltzes in with her sister pain / waiting for you to send her away / wish her well, break the chain): She meets up with the campaign in Virginia. They're never going to win and they know it, and it gives them a reckless optimistic confidence that Carol can feel the moment she walks in the door. It feels like her first time stepping into the Post's newsroom. Better.

    Or; on lesbian history and being closeted in washington : a full-series rewrite through Carol's eyes.

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    27 Jan 2017

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    Thinking that a reporter genuinely likes you is pretty much on par with feeling like you really are special to that stripper.

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    16 Jan 2012

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    Being a freshman piano performance major at a prestigious New England conservatory is difficult enough without landing the school's star baritone as your singer, and inevitably, your hopeless crush.

    Ah, the boy's eyes
    So sweet and clear to me,
    and something radiates from them
    that wins my whole heart.

    With those sweet eyes
    He looks into my own!
    If he should see his image in mine,
    He would surely greet me lovingly.

    And so I surrender myself entirely,
    Just to serve his eyes,
    For something radiates from them
    That wins my whole heart.

    (While this story is part of a series it works perfectly well as a stand-alone, so you don't need to read anything else to have this make sense.)

    Now available as podfic too, read by the lovely pennyplainknits with music assistance by xenakis:

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    12 Jan 2012

  4. Public Bookmark 12

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    Most people are excited about being assigned. It’s a rite of passage, a hallmark of adulthood. They don’t take into consideration the fact that they have no choice in the matter - it’s simpler this way. Gives them a sense of security.

    Kurt Hummel is not most people.

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    31 Dec 2011