so i’ll be holding my note and stomping and strumming and feeling so very lucky;...– “the big picture,” bright eyes
“stand beside it, we can’t hide the way it makes us glow it’s no good unless it grows, feelings burning, lover, while deep inside the ever-spinning, tell me does it feel it’s no good unless it’s real, hill sides burning wild-eyed turning till we’re running from it i’d take care of you if you’d ask me to in a year or two you say swimming in the...
Just once something dies, you can't make it live.
i was born a ghost, an apparition, filled with holes and contradictions, and i fear i’m the only one. so i wake early, watch the leaves quake; as the first light braves the trees, i hide myself in a secret place. here, i know my heart, i know it’s careless. but darling, you seem like you’re fearless; and maybe you’re my perfect fix. i live with the tides, i live in...
Excerpt from The End of March By: Elizabeth Bishop On the way back our faces froze on the other side. The sun came out for just a minute. For just a minute, set in their bezels of sand, the drab, damp, scattered stones were multi-colored, and all those high enough threw out long shadows, individual shadows, then pulled them in again. They could have been teasing the lion sun, except that now he...
love loud, don’t lose loud.– “rearrange us,” mates of state
“something to do with my hands,” her...
Scenes from the Battle of Us By: Cate Marvin You are like a war novel, entirely lacking female characters, except for an occasional letter that makes one of the men cry. I am like a table that eats its own legs off because it’s fallen in love with the floor. My frantic hand can’t find where my leg went. You can play the tourniquet. A tree with white limbs will grow here someday. ...
and unfair feelings.
I have wanted to kill myself a hundred times, but somehow I am still in love...– Voltaire
The DIY movement is about using anything you can get your hands on to shape your...
“Therefore the Master acts without doing anything and teaches without saying anything. Things arise and she lets them come; things disappear and she lets them go. She has but doesn’t possess, acts but doesn’t expect. When her work is done, she forgets it. That is why it lasts forever.” — chapter 2, tao te ching
you, you, you, looking down the line.
dug up a fifth of hood river gin, that stuff tastes like medicine, but i’ll take it. it’ll do. on the couch in the living room all day long, music on the television playing our song. i’m in the mood, the mood for you. turn the volume up real high, all of that money, look at it fly, and you’re smoking like a chimney. shadows crawled across the living room’s length and...
Tallahassee is the second most stoned city in... →
a series of personal things:
i. poetically speaking, i can write about almost anything (not necessarily well), but i don’t know the first way to write about casual sex. poem assignment for the week - pull beauty from pleasurable meaninglessness. ii. i miss peru in ways that don’t make sense to me. iii. my restless feet have cooled for some reason lately and leaving tallahassee has been the last thing on my mind....
the trick is to combine your waking rational abilities with the infinite...– waking life
I don’t believe in guilt. I believe in living on impulse as long as you never...– Angelina Jolie
“how come we’ve got these bodies? they are frail supports for what we feel. there are times i get so hemmed in by my arms and legs i look forward to getting past them. as though death will set me free like a traveling cloud. i’ll get past the ragged leaves that dead bum of my youth looked into. i’ll be out there as a piece of the endless body of the world feeling pleasures...
I get worried for young girls sometimes; I want them to feel that they can be...– Amy Poehler
interview with Don DeLillo, 1995.
Suarez: You describe the way we use technology and machines and products to process all of our experience. There was a lot of play with television, with understanding what the fire in the distance really was, and how that differed from watching it on TV, Babette on TV as opposed to Babette in real life, the rehearsals for the toxic events and how they related to the real toxic events....
deejaydodd asked: Yo dewd its DJ. You look pretty Tumblr saavy. I just started so I may be asking you silly questions of how to do shit haha. Sweet posts, bra!
“Well, I awoke in relief. My sheets and tubes were all tangled weak from whiskey and pills, in a Chicago hospital. And my father was there, in a chair, by the window, staring so far away. I tried talking, just whispered: so sorry, so selfish He stopped me and said: child, I love you regardless and there’s nothing you could do that would ever change this. I’m not angry. It...
every part of my body felt electric. my chest ached and my head throbbed with...– dave eggers
to love and to be loved.– bright eyes