Tonight…

Tonight…

Upcycled Books

Shakespeare and Company Bookstore in Paris

Putting the blade on the table, he
flicked it with a finger
and it whirled
in a flashing circle
under the light.

who the hell is going to save
me? he
thought.

as the knife stopped spinning
the answer came:
you’re going to have to
save yourself.

Charles Bukowski, “Question and Answer” from The Last Night of the Earth Poems  (via entier)

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I like flaws and feel more comfortable around people who have them. I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.

Augusten Burroughs (via kari-shma)

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Who is s.g.?

Who is s.g.?

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fairytalemood:

“Beauty and the Beast” by Julia Griffin

fairytalemood:

“Beauty and the Beast” by Julia Griffin

strandbooks:

Post Secret

Verbs, I think, matter most. Asked for his name, God gave Moses a verb. And even those of us who are, as Cummings put it, “human merely being” can’t be contained in nouns, even buttressed by the best adjectives, but burst and blossom into verbs like Van Gogh’s trees and leaping fields when we are most alive.

Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies, 40 (via invisibleforeigner)

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My Halloween reading!

My Halloween reading!

Joan Didion

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tetw:

The Complete Essays

Over four decades of writing have done nothing to blunt Joan Didion’s razor sharp wit or dull her sparkling prose. Click through for a full list of her essays that available online. (If there are any we missed please let us know).

Commence me reading all of these.

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evocativesynthesis:

Ban This Book.
Banned Books Week Sept. 30-Oct. 6

evocativesynthesis:

Ban This Book.

Banned Books Week Sept. 30-Oct. 6

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