"There is a loneliness in this world so great that you can see it in the slow movement of the hands of a clock. People so tired, mutilated either by love or no love."

— Charles Bukowski (via theperfectplacesofsleep)

(Source: requiemforthepast, via daretoclimbthesky)

let’s go. right now.

let’s go. right now.

(via pumpkin-spice-chilly-nights)

"And while we don’t have that much in common—mostly that I’m not a famous dictator—I suspect we could talk for days. I like islands; you live on an island. I like cats; you might like cats. You’re a crazy dictator; I’m pretty bossy myself."

— Lisa Rowan, Letters to Castro 

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Sections in the bookstore



- Books You Haven’t Read
- Books You Needn’t Read
- Books Made for Purposes Other Than Reading
- Books Read Even Before You Open Them Since They Belong to the Category of Books Read Before Being Written
- Books That If You Had More Than One Life You Would Certainly Also Read But Unfortunately Your Days Are Numbered
- Books You Mean to Read But There Are Others You Must Read First
- Books Too Expensive Now and You’ll Wait ‘Til They’re Remaindered
- Books ditto When They Come Out in Paperback
- Books You Can Borrow from Somebody
- Books That Everybody’s Read So It’s As If You Had Read Them, Too
- Books You’ve Been Planning to Read for Ages
- Books You’ve Been Hunting for Years Without Success
- Books Dealing with Something You’re Working on at the Moment
- Books You Want to Own So They’ll Be Handy Just in Case
- Books You Could Put Aside Maybe to Read This Summer
- Books You Need to Go with Other Books on Your Shelves
- Books That Fill You with Sudden, Inexplicable Curiosity, Not Easily Justified
- Books Read Long Ago Which It’s Now Time to Re-read
- Books You’ve Always Pretended to Have Read and Now It’s Time to Sit Down and Really Read Them”

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— Italo Calvino (via quotesandnonsense)

(via byronicca)

It’s Thursday, which means new fiction at Luna Luna Mag. I love the way these tiny, tiny pieces form a whole. So excited to share it with you!

maeganbobaegan:

chicago — sufjan stevens

I made a lot of mistakes.
"Give me a world, you have taken the world I was."

Anne Carson, from “Tag,” The New Yorker (6 October 2008)

(Source: requiemforthepast, via apoetreflects)

teachingliteracy:

still life by Black Cocktail