January 15, 2012
"So, I say, what of the night, the terrible night?"

— Djuna Barnes, Nightwood (via proustitute)

October 27, 2011
anticipatedstranger:

The New Literature of America, 1928.

anticipatedstranger:

The New Literature of America, 1928.

(via workman)

October 26, 2011
"The picture must radiate light, the bodies have their own light which they consume to live; they burn, they are not lit from outside."

— Egon Schiele, from a letter written in 1912 to Dr. E, explaining his painting “Revelation” (via lastwaltzinvienna, yama-bato)

October 25, 2011
"the world is brittle,
seamed with cracks,
ready to shatter."

— Denise Levertov, from “The Passing Bell”

October 25, 2011
artqueer:

Duncan GrantStanding Male Nude - Study of Tony Asseratic. 1935Oil on canvas97 cm x 45.5 cm

artqueer:

Duncan Grant
Standing Male Nude - Study of Tony Asserati
c. 1935
Oil on canvas
97 cm x 45.5 cm

October 24, 2011
"Nobody knows that in reading we are re-living our temptations to be a poet."

— Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space

October 24, 2011
anticipatedstranger:

Marianne Moore, Poems, from The Egoist Press, 1921.

anticipatedstranger:

Marianne Moore, Poems, from The Egoist Press, 1921.

October 23, 2011
"Those
various sounds consistently indistinct, like intermingled echoes
   struck from thin glass successively at random—"

— Marianne Moore, from “Those Various Scalpels”

October 23, 2011
"stories run through my body
and purr in my lap…"

— Gabriela Mistral, “The Storyteller”

October 19, 2011
silent-films:

The Wind, 1928.

silent-films:

The Wind, 1928.

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