Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But it also gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.
Thomas Mann Death in Venice

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mpdrolet:

M. Franzese Shoemaker, 1921
Ralph Steiner

mpdrolet:

M. Franzese Shoemaker, 1921

Ralph Steiner

you said Is
there anything which
is dead or alive more beautiful
than my body,to have in your fingers
e e cummings, from “you said is” (via fables-of-the-reconstruction)

(via poetfire)

gamutboys:

MEEEEEE

gamutboys:

MEEEEEE

(via satyr-song)

instalads:

Visiting the bro in hospital.

instalads:

Visiting the bro in hospital.

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kostiukwilliams:

I’m happy to share the cover for The Collected Hungry Bottom Comics, collecting the first three issues, and featuring an introduction by the lovely Rob Kirby.The 70-odd page trade paperback will be debuting at CAKE, with advance copies available at TCAF! xox

kostiukwilliams:

I’m happy to share the cover for The Collected Hungry Bottom Comics, collecting the first three issues, and featuring an introduction by the lovely Rob Kirby.

The 70-odd page trade paperback will be debuting at CAKE, with advance copies available at TCAF! xox

manbartlett:

Any art that includes free food is A-OK in my book! Ann Messner’s sweet potato cart at artistsalliance's gallery space, Cuchifritos. (Aka doing my husband duties!)

manbartlett:

Any art that includes free food is A-OK in my book! Ann Messner’s sweet potato cart at artistsalliance's gallery space, Cuchifritos. (Aka doing my husband duties!)

There are dangers for an artist in any academic environment. Academia rewards people who know their own minds and have developed an ironclad confidence in speaking them. That kind of assurance is death for an artist.
Christian Wiman (via millionsmillions)

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Meet me in the library.

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