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Posts tagged "the smiths"

Feb 20, 2013
The only way for The Smiths to keep moving forward was to record what they wrote almost as soon as the songs were done, then move to the next thing.
Noel Murray on how The Smiths chain-smoked

Oct 27, 2010
There’s more to life than books, you know…but not much more.
— The Smiths, “Handsome Devil

Jan 12, 2009

The Queen Is Dead

The Smiths, “Cemetery Gates,” off The Queen is Dead

if you must write prose and poems
the words you use should be your own
dont plagiarise or take “on loans”
cos there’s always someone, somewhere
with a big nose, who knows
and who trips you up and laughs when you fall
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