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September 4, 2008

Hunger for Life That Gnaws in Us All

I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.
—Richard Wright

Source: Garrison Keillor's The Writer's Almanac for Thursday, September 4, 2008.
> It is the birthday of American novelist Richard Wright born on a farm near Roxie, Mississippi in 1908. He died November 28, 1960 (aged 52) in Paris, France.

Posted by niganit at September 4, 2008 7:50 AM
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