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I have eaten
the plums
that were in
the icebox

and which
you were probably
saving
for breakfast

Forgive me
they were delicious
so sweet
and so cold

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anita notes (scheduling fall 2017)
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M notes (Top Vacation Destinations (unordered))
  • (*new*) hey you listen to me ok. you do not need to wait for your friends to dote on you every moment of the day. you do not need to waste your time waiting on people who do not make you a priority. you need to go out and explore the beauty of life. i believe that you can do it **
  • You do not need to keep redefining your aesthetics. your aesthetics are fine. your aesthetics are defined. you are naturally yourself! don't worry about silly things like your hair and clothes and makeup, (especially when they already look good, ok!)
  • What you should be working on is staying physically active, taking your vitamins, eating healthy food, drinking water, getting your school work done, having fun meeting new people and being nice to yourself :) enjoy your friendships, your work-life, your lovely love for another human be...
aug 19 2016 ∞
apr 17 2017 +

J.D SALINGER

  • De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period
    • Suddenly…the sun came up and sped toward the bridge of my nose at the rate of ninety-three million miles a second. Blinded and very frightened, I had to put my hand on the glass to keep my balance. When I got my sight back, the girl had gone from the window, leaving behind her a shimmering field of exquisite, twice-blessed, enamel flowers.
    • ...in no time at all everything I touched turned to solid loneliness.

ALLEN GINSBERG

  • Sunflower Sutra
    • Poor dead flower? when did you forget you were a flower? when did you look at your skin and decide you were an impotent dir...
apr 7 2015 ∞
jun 24 2015 +
  • choose a pitt or cmu course for the fall!
    • gender and film (dana och) 29049,3units,wed 1-4:50
      • This course examines and questions aspects of women's role in the international cinema. The class considers both women as filmmakers, and the portrayal of women in film. Attention will also be paid to the social and historical context in which these films were made, in an attempt to understand the relationship between art and ideology.
    • 19th century african american lit 27028, geoferry glover, 3c tuthr 4pm-515
      • This course will cover a wide range of materials, beginning with the late eighteenth-century poetry and prose of authors such as Phillis Wheatley and Olaudah Equiano and ending with Civil War, reconstructi...
mar 4 2017 ∞
jul 29 2017 +

potential vibes

  • jim jarmusch / stranger than paradise
  • bad city in ana lily amirpour's "a girl walks home alone at night"
  • the last picture show
  • rebel without a cause

thoughts

  • i should watch some nicholas ray and also some cassavetes
apr 26 2017 ∞
may 8 2017 +

colors:

  • power colors: tomato red, ocean blue, golden yellow, emerald green, power pink
  • accent colors: navy blue, burnt orange, pale pink
  • neutrals: grey, white, black

patterns:

  • thin stripe, eyelet lace, gingham or solids

hair & makeup

  • sharp bold haircut in a powerful natural color + well groomed eyebrows + clear skin + mascara + one black and one fun color liquid eyeliner + chapstick or good lip stain

clothes:

  • silky short sleeve oxfords
  • oxfords
aug 4 2017 ∞
aug 4 2017 +

films

  • garlic is as good as ten mothers
    • i liked this though
  • shadows
    • my second cassavettes. i see how much jarmusch was influenced. it was very loud
  • mon oncle
    • so much fun! why did it take me so long to get into jacques tati after playtime?
  • the lure
    • what the hell was this! but at the same time I liked it!
  • baby driver
    • edgar wright makes the kind of action movies that I can get behind
  • brighter summer's day
jul 29 2017 ∞
aug 4 2017 +