5 minute poem (a series)
i decided one day that i’d keep 2 dollar bills in my wallet—in the small compartment—at all times, in case i ever needed to take the bus. later that day, i stood in the bart station and listened to a group play classical music—a violin, a cello, a viola. i pulled out the 2 dollar bills and dropped them into their cup. ___ someone told me the meaning of nostalgia was...
Untitled, Mindy Nettifee
“If a man is only as good as his word, then I want to marry a man with a vocabulary like yours. The way you say dicey and delectable and octogenarian in the same sentence— that really turns me on. The way you describe the oranges in your backyard using anarchistic and intimate in the same breath. I would follow the legato and staccato of your tongue wrapping around your diction ...
He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born...– Gabriel García Márquez, from Love in the Time of Cholera (via existentialfunk)
Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space (1994) Flying Lotus, “Zodiac Shit”
Purchased: Outside Lands Music Festival 2012 →
-- Exerpt --
Question: Mr. Birkerts…I am a bit depressed on hearing your theory…Why do you see electronic reading as different than paper books? Birkerts: Because paper books dead-end you on the page and drive you back into yourself, while electronic writing sends you into the strange sorcery of the circuit. ______ “Is Cyberspace Destroying Society?” An Online Conference with Sven...
5 minute poem
don’t work too hard.
Matthew Zapruder on poets
I was reading 7x7 magazine the other day and came across this quote in an article. I’ve been thinking about it since. “One of the most harmful things that’s happened in the last 200-odd years is this idea that poets are special,” says the Washington, D.C. native [Matthew Zapruder], “that they’re extra-sensitive creatures who live in a dream world and perceive...