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At unlikely moments

By Helen Harrington / October 14, 1986

Thoughts can strike one at the most unlikely moments then fly away like a bird never to be seen or heard from again. And some thoughts never find words but are seen through a blur (As Monet saw his trees and the water) yet are somehow understood better than if they had been clearer. Once I spied a lady who looked around too long, and she explained to me: ``I have the feeling that I have lost things abstract but important and am waiting for them to find me.''

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