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My Brother’s Book: Maurice Sendak’s Posthumous Love Letter to the World

My Brother’s Book: Maurice Sendak’s Posthumous Love Letter to the World | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it
"Because love is so enormous, the only thing you can think of doing is swallowing the person that you love entirely."

For those of us who
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"And Jack slept safe

Enfolded in his brother's arms

And Guy whispered 'Good night

And you will dream of me.'

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This Pig Wants To Party: Maurice Sendak's Latest : NPR

This Pig Wants To Party: Maurice Sendak's Latest : NPR | Butterflies in my head | Scoop.it
Bumble-ardy is a deeply imaginative tale about an orphaned pig who longs for a birthday party. Sendak, who is 83, wrote and illustrated the book while caring for his longtime partner, who died of cancer in 2007.
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Incredibly touching last interview with Maurice Sendak. He passed away May 8, 2012.

 

"I have nothing now but praise for my life. I'm not unhappy. I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can't stop them. They leave me and I love them more. ... What I dread is the isolation. ... There are so many beautiful things in the world which I will have to leave when I die, but I'm ready, I'm ready, I'm ready."

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