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wrote in my twenties that had been in a drawer waiting to be read since they were brought to me about a month ago. Letters written where I was first beginning to see and work in my own way. I waked yesterday morning at 7:30 and read on with the letters till about eleven - It was a queer experience. - My excitement over the outdoors and just being alive - my working and working and always seeming to think that maybe it was foolish - but I kept at it a bit madly because it was the only thing I wanted to do - it was like one way to speak - and the drawing and painting made me
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