We are going to dip English backward by its Shakespearean tresses arcing its spine like a crescent We are going to rewrite English in Arabic (Arabic script: how sweet, how sweet) and all the languages of our blood We are going to give English the makeover of its lifetime, darkening the rims of its […]
“Writing letters, however, means to denude oneself before the ghosts, something for they greedily wait. Written kisses don’t reach their destination , rather they are drunk on the way by the ghosts.” Want to see more quotes I love? Come on in!
“The crows maintain that a single crow could destroy the heavens. There is no doubt of that, but it proves nothing against the heavens, for heavy simply means: the impossibility of crows” Want to see more quotes I love? Come on in!
“Master your instrument, master the music, and then forget all that … and just play.” – Charlier Parker
“It may be that we are puppets-puppets controlled by the strings of society. But at least we are puppets with perception, with awareness. And perhaps our awareness is the first step to our liberation. – Stanley Milgram, 1974 Want to see more quotes I love? Come on in!
“From the earliest times the old have rubbed it into the young that they are wiser than they, and before the young had discovered what nonsense this was they were old too, and it profited them to carry on the imposture.” — Somerset Maugham, Cakes and Ale, 1930 Want to see more quotes I love? Come […]
Some great lines from Robert Frost that never seem to leave me: Some morning from the boulder-broken beach He would cry out on life, that what it wants Is not its own love back in copy speech, But counter-love, original response.
“Geniuses are like a thunderstorm; they go against the wind, terrify people, clear the air. The established order has invented various lightning rods, And it succeeded. Yes, it certainly succeeded; it succeeded in making the next thunderstorm all the more serious.” Want to see more quotes I love? Come on in!
http://cdn.mhpbooks.com/uploads/2012/03/Norman-Mailer.png“One’s condition on marijuana is always existential. One can feel the importance of each moment and how it is changing one. One feels one’s being, one becomes aware of the enormous apparatus of nothingness the hum of a hi- set, the emptiness of a pointless interruption, one becomes aware of the war between each of us, how the […]