{tumblr} Elodie Hunting ~ Prayer

{tumblr} Elodie Hunting ~ Prayer

Originally published on March 7, 2014, on Tumblr. Along the shore the cloud waves break, The twin suns sink beneath the lake, The shadows lengthen In Carcosa. Strange is the night where black stars rise, And strange moons circle through the skies But stranger still is...
{tumblr} Mark Daniels ~ Road To Perdition

{tumblr} Mark Daniels ~ Road To Perdition

Originally published December 29, 2013, on Tumblr. Train stuff tonight. Story of the Engine that Thought It Could. Published in the New York Tribune on April 8, 1906, this story is attributed to a sermon by the Rev. Charles S. Wing to the Norstrand Avenue Methodist...
{tumblr}  David Hayes ~ Sliced

{tumblr} David Hayes ~ Sliced

Originally published March 5, 2014, on Tumblr. November. One pear sways on the tree past leaves, past reason. In the nursing home, my friend has fallen. Chased, he said, from the freckled woods by angry Thoreau, Coleridge, and Beaumarchais. Delusion too, it seems, can...
{tumblr} Glenn Homann ~ Exhibit A

{tumblr} Glenn Homann ~ Exhibit A

Originally published April 2, 2014, on Tumblr. I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix, angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly...
{tumblr}  Damian Da Souza ~ Et Tu, Brute?

{tumblr} Damian Da Souza ~ Et Tu, Brute?

Originally published January 30, 2014, on Tumblr. If you have tears, prepare to shed them now. You all do know this mantle: I remember The first time ever Caesar put it on; ‘Twas on a summer’s evening, in his tent, That day he overcame the Nervii: Look, in this place...
{tumblr} Enrique Estrada ~ Montjuic

{tumblr} Enrique Estrada ~ Montjuic

A jolt from the past. Originally published March 28,2014, on Tumblr. Trigger warning: intense sexuality! “That love, which is the highest joy, which is divine simplicity itself, is not for you moderns, you children of reflection. It works only evil in you. As soon as...
{tumblr} Fiona Christian ~ Guernsey Girl

{tumblr} Fiona Christian ~ Guernsey Girl

Originally January 22, 2014, on Tumblr. The Cow The friendly cow all red and white, I love with all my heart: She gives me cream with all her might, To eat with apple-tart. She wanders lowing here and there, And yet she cannot stray, All in the pleasant open air, The...
{tumblr} Paul Toussaint ~ FDR Drive NYC

{tumblr} Paul Toussaint ~ FDR Drive NYC

Originally published March 9, 2014, on Tumblr. Paul’s picture reminded me of this poem and and Satie’s Trois Gymnopédies. Cheers, Paul. You make city-scapes seem so serene. Desiderata Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in...
{tumblr} Ashley Callaghan ~ Carnivale

{tumblr} Ashley Callaghan ~ Carnivale

Originally published on March 24, 2014, on Tumblr. On the other hand, the carnival is a setting where a person can work for a living even if he’s lost most of the resources society likes a person to have. Try to get a job anywhere else when you’ve lost your moorings …...
{tumblr} Meri Walker ~ Madonna

{tumblr} Meri Walker ~ Madonna

I found this image to be disturbing when it first came in via email from Meri. Very powerful, to say the least:  it grew on me. The layering of the young girl and the old woman has been done so well: the old woman’s open left eye jammed in between the younger’s nose...
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