sixth plea for the life of Van Nguyen Elevated birds; Plants photosynthesising; No execution. We celebrate birth To enrich the biosphere; No execution. Eyes preserve distance; Up close makes large of the small; No execution. The grime wasn’t there; Rain over the window pane; No execution. The boat cuts water; Its wake is soon forgotten. No execution. The curved horizon; The intactness of...
When I was a little kid, I would creep downstairs to the piano and write...– Emily Haines to Mobile Jam Fest (via fuckyeahemilyhaines) (via youarebonbon, )
Yes, I’m nervous. You’ll find in time most people are. They simply learn better...– Gregory Maguire, “Son of a Witch” Via The Simian Line (via leda-swanson)
Ten Minutes North of Mile Marker 38
Geologists on edge from shifts minute and seismic. Rapacious gaps in earth tolerate lupine, monkey bush, and wild radish knowing these temporal anchors are no sutures. Bless those geologists hard at work. Sure-footed, they push the present into the future having lived most vividly in the past. And there, you watching, allow friends comfort in their calculations of you - fortitude and...
I Am A Natural Wonder
I turn the seasons backwards and after only a few years nobody can tell the difference. Instead of boring you with the new leaf patterns I’ll just say “reverse snowfall” and you can infer the rest. Now weather bores me. I spend my days practicing a new way to sign my name. I use cities. Anne Cecelia Holmes and Lily Ladewig