Diving into the Wreck by Adrienne Rich
First having read the book of myths, and loaded the camera, and checked the edge of the knife-blade, I put on the body-armor of black rubber the absurd flippers the grave and awkward mask. I am having to do this not like Cousteau with his assiduous team abroad the sun-flooded schooner but here alone. There is a ladder The ladder is always there hanging innocently close to the side of the schooner....
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theselfmademen: You know what to do Tumblr. Currently the polls say it was fair… RAWR. Make it right.
abioticfactor: Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth. Lo. Lee. Ta. She was Lo, plain Lo, in the morning, standing four feet ten in one sock. She was Lola in slacks. She was Dolly at school. She was Dolores on the dotted line. But in my arms she was always Lolita. ...
"Our own sun, for example, a typical star, will...
an-agent-of-chaos: That has to be one of the most oddly comforting sentences I’ve ever heard. Our sun, so mighty and powerful, will die just like me….just as vulnerable. Just as meaningless…just a breath in the cosmos. How beautiful… Except it’s not meaningless. When our sun dies, so will every person on Earth. And each of us has something like that power too. It is beautiful that if...
I have never met a heavy heart that wasn’t a phone booth with a red cape...– Andrea Gibson (via loveyourchaos)
You’re always haunted by the idea you’re wasting your life.– Chuck Palahniuk (via shesayswolf) relevant and important. (via kokytos)
elizabeth-rockett: meowmaniaa: STAY, by Andrea...
I have the deepest affection for intellectual conversations. The ability to just...– (via sirenchild) I need more of this in my life but everyone is always so BUSY.
A doctor once told me I feel too much. I said so does God. That’s why you can...– Andrea Gibson, Jellyfish (via kokytos) This woman and her amazingness.
We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us...– Fyodor Dostoevsky (via windowsills) Story of my life.
caffeinatedhips: i’ve been wrapping one night stands around my body like wedding bands but none of them fit in the morning, they just slip off my fingers and slip out the door and all that lingers is the single scent of you Always reblog Andrea Gibson.
Too many waiters turn out to be traitors.: For... →
queen-gertrude: TRIGGER WARNING FOR RAPE CULTURE, STREET HARASSMENT thelittlekneesofbees: To the first man, who I met by the Eiffel Tower my second week in Paris, when I didn’t know better. Who took me out four times, who waved little red flags that I tried to ignore. Like asking… This made me feel a little sick and very angry.
kokytos: Gollum’s Song (Emiliana Torrini cover)...
Your handwriting. The way you walk. Which china pattern you choose. It’s all...– Chuck Palahniuk (via csdollface)
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