Los Angeles weather is the weather of catastrophe, of apocalypse, and, just as...– Joan Didion
Instead of simply criticising other women’s stories, we can take it upon...– Emily Gould, What Are Women Fighting About?
Master Beethoven, by Howling Wolf (excerpt)
For a connoisseur of collapse, life can only, really, be lived backwards. The plate of grapes and cheese on the bed points not to a precoital snack but to an excess of zeal in the props department. There is one astonishing moment when he approaches a mirror and rests his head against it. The background is pure darkness and the mirror has no frame. He appears to be asking for succor from his...
Neither earth nor ocean produces a creature as savage and monstrous as woman.– Euripides
Not Here, by Rumi
There is courage involved if you want to become truth. There is a broken- open place in a lover. Where are those qualities of bravery and sharp compassion in this group? What’s the use of old and frozen thought? I want a howling hurt. This is not a treasury where gold is stored, this is for copper. We alchemists look for talent that can heat up and change. Lukewarm won’t do....
November 20, 2004
If she is the One and she is the world then what am I but the opportunity cost concubine of some recycled verse and lullaby breaking hearts with sunset eyes in triangles trains tigers and lies.
I’m sure that you’ve been briefed; my absorption lines— they...– Tori Amos
We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really...– Steve Jobs
I should advise you to put it all down as beautifully as you can — in some...– Carl G. Jung