Literary Quote of the Month

“For poems are not, as people think, simply emotions (one has emotions early enough)—they are experiences,” … Rilke, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge.

Friday, February 25, 2011

First Lines...

"I was thirteen the year everything changed with a single knock at the door.

It was a strong door, sturdy oak, the kind designed to keep the worst of the world's elements outside while keeping safe the occupants on the inside..."
...The Twin's Daughter by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

2 comments:

carolsnotebook said...

Somehow I don't think the door managed to keep danger out. Great first lines, really hook you.

carla said...

Sounds interesting.

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