On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous i Tell me it was for the hunger & nothing less. For hunger is to give the body what it knows it cannot keep. That this amber light whittled down by another war is all that pins my hand to your chest. i You, drowning between my arms — stay. You,… Continue reading Ocean Vuong
She laughed and danced with the thought of death in her heart. ― Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Mermaid. (Minedition; 1st Impression edition, September 2004) Originally published 1836.
Light clarity avocado salad in the morning after all the terrible things I do how amazing it is to find forgiveness and love, not even forgiveness since what is done is done and forgiveness isn’t love and love is love nothing can ever go wrong though things can get irritating boring and dispensable (in the… Continue reading Frank O’Hara
I’m sick of everything, and of the everythingness of everything. ― Fernando Pessoa, The . (Penguin Modern Classics, 2002)
Wait, I want to say, your hips are more than a hotel, wait for it– your body is a place to stay. — Azra Tabassum, from “Ruin Does Not Look Like You,” Shaking the Trees.( Words Dance Publishing June 25, 2014)