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Postcard: "It is because I love you..."

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Tina Chang

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April 12, 2012
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It is because I love <3 you that I need to tell you that it will take you a long time to be a poet. Sometimes you will be poor. You may not be able to afford a hamburger.

[<--BUN; <--MEAT] [WANT]

It is okay. Listen to your most essential self and follow it. It is your destiny...

[*** <--THE STARS]

—Tina Chang


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