What was really interesting to me was how much these men have taken society’s...– Amanda Marcotte on Sexual Harassers Reflect Larger Social Beliefs. (via redlightpolitics)
As Sokrates tells it, your story begins the moment Eros enters you. That...– Anne Carson, Eros the Bittersweet (via invisiblestories) I will reblog anything Anne Carson writes. Perfection.
Anne Carson, On Orchids
invisiblestories: We live by tunneling for we are people buried alive. To me, the tunnels you make will seem strangely aimless, uprooted orchids. But the fragrance is undying. A Little Boy has run away from Amherst a few Days ago, writes Emily Dickinson in a letter of 1883, and when asked where he was going, he replied, Vermont or Asia.
Margarita Karapanou, Kassandra and the Wolf
invisiblestories: The sun didn’t burn anymore, it went away early. I was afraid of the sea now. As soon as I touched it, it licked me, kissed me, ready to suck me down. I couldn’t see the bottom anymore. At noon the sky clouded over. It was as if the sea was giving birth to autumn monsters in the depths, and hiding them down there. Its color got darker and darker, its waves went dumb, huge. In...
Men know almost nothing about desire, they think it has to do with sexual...– Anne Carson (via invisiblestories)
Books are finite, sexual encounters are finite, but the desire to read and to...– Roberto Bolaño, speaking of Stéphane Mallarmé’s quote “The flesh is sad—and I’ve read every book.” (via frenchtwist) (via invisiblestories)
I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all...– Jorge Luis Borges (via musingsfromgamblersrock)
INTERVIEWER: But what is that glare? ANNE CARSON: I don’t know. It’s just...– via (via invisiblestories)
Using loaded code words — from “WHORE” scrawled on a mirror to the suffocating...– About Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” (via neddle) OH FUCK YES.
on-display: Not ashamed to reblog a gif of Natalie Portman’s ass in a thong, no way, no how.
STFU, Conservatives: Rejecting Feminism: A Guide... →
garlandgrey: Figure out early in life that equality is RAD! Equality, BRAH! Deign to enter into a conversation about the inequality women face. Like, almost fucking break something patting yourself on the back for it. Encounter a woman saying something that rankles you. Refuse to…