poesies: by Maxine W. Kumin Afterward, the compromise. Bodies resume their boundaries. These legs, for instance, mine. Your arms take you back in. Spoons of our fingers, lips admit their ownership. The bedding yawns, a door blows aimlessly ajar and overhead, a plane singsongs coming down. Nothing is changed, except there was a moment when the wolf, the mongering wolf who stands...
as ever.: one of my favorite Bukowski poems. →
as-ever: so you want to be a writer? if it doesn’t come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don’t do it. unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don’t do it. if you have to sit for hours staring at your computer screen or hunched over your typewriter searching for words, don’t do it. if you’re doing it for money or fame, don’t do it. if...
carlmhbarenbrug: Finnish-designer and co-founder of Aimo Design, Timo Niskanen has created the beautifully minimal Loop table lamp. The efficient loop shaped LED lamp is designed to stand the test of time by remaining classic and stately in its form. Although currently a prototype, the production of this lamp is surely imminent.
Getting the words right
Interviewer: How much rewriting do you do?
Ernest Hemingway: I rewrote the ending of "Farewell to Arms", the last page of it, thirty-nine times before I was satisfied.
Interviewer: Was there some technical problem there? What was it that stumped you?
Ernest Hemingway: Getting the words right.
My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant →
by Jose Antonio Vargas Nice. I love how the essay ended. And of course, I salute Mr. Vargas for his courage to face the world as an undocumented immigrant.
Why you need to sleep with a teddy bear.
prawn-crackers: staelus: ihateskrennmz: little-lionman: DO YOU GET IT NOW?! My giraffe can do that too!
An invisible heart is in trouble. Can you see it? A heart reflected on the...– Federico García Lorca, Exorcism in ‘Poem of the Deep Song’ (via distantheartbeats)
I MISS YOU. The rain won’t stop and it’s so cold and I’m supposed to be using this free time to do stuff for work but the noodle soup I ate makes me feel warm and sleepy—this is such a perfect time to be so needy.
Reblog > Go to your tumblr > Click in the house >...
10knotes: I JUST SPENT 2 HOURS OF MY LIFE TRYING TO FIGURE THIS OUT. OMG. MOST DIFFICULT THING I’VE EVER DONE. Submitted by rainbowbonkers Featured on 10Knotes, the 10,000 notes blog.