“Men go abroad to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.”
I just emailed this to my English teacher…she will love it!
“Our poems are what the gods couldn’t make without going through us.”
Dean Young, The Art of Recklessness: Poetry as Assertive Force and Contradiction (Graywolf Press, 2010)
STORY IDEA: YOUR DOOR BELL RINGS AND ITS A PERSON FROM AN ALTERNATE UNIVERSE “I JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT YOU ARE MY FAVORITE BOOK CHARACTER AND I KNOW HOW IT ENDS AND I WANNA CHANGE IT”
WHY DID YOU DO THAT TO ME
Watercolor skylines: London, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, New York, Toronto, San Francisco, Sydney, Chicago and Paris.
I feel like I’m in such a reading rut. I pick up a novel, attempt to read it, but I just keep wanting to read poetry all the time.
*buys one book*
*reorganizes entire bookcase*