• "then he remembered his father and his mother, and all the arms stretched out to hold him back, to save him from this city where, they said, his soul would find perdition." - james baldwin, go tell it on the mountain
  • "For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law. And a man's foes shall be they of his own household" — Matthew 10:35–36
  • "a most striking metamorphosis into freedom" - james baldwin
  • "the soul within me cried that all the husk of indifference to sorrow was but the crust of ice with which winter disguises life: it will melt, and reality will burgeon forth like the crocuses in the glen." - alice moore dunbar-nelson
  • "hate may destroy me, but from my brown l...
feb 1 2014 ∞
dec 25 2019 +
  • On the first anniversary of Mary Shelley's death, the Shelleys opened her box-desk. Inside they found locks of her dead children's hair, a notebook she had shared with Percy Bysshe Shelley, and a copy of his poem Adonaïs with one page folded round a silk parcel containing some of his ashes and the remains of his heart.
jul 22 2017 ∞
oct 26 2018 +
sep 18 2018 ∞
dec 25 2019 +
  • "Pain is important: how we evade it, how we succumb to it, how we deal with it, how we transcend it." - Audre Lorde
  • "You write in order to change the world, knowing perfectly well that you probably can’t, but also knowing that literature is indispensable to the world. The world changes according to the way people see it, and if you alter, even by a millimeter, the way people look at reality, then you can change it." —James Baldwin
  • "Writing is really a way of thinking—not just feeling but thinking about things that are disparate, unresolved, mysterious, problematic or just sweet.” —Toni Morrison
  • "The purpose of any piece of writing is its existence before a reader’s eyes. A writer exists when she fills the blank page. A writer fulfills her task when she can be read by readers. The important thin...
dec 18 2017 ∞
mar 1 2019 +

tv shows

  • 12 monkeys
  • blade the series
  • motorcity
  • transformers: animated

movies

  • robocop
  • the crow
  • embers by laura bilke
  • apartment 1303 30
  • real steel
  • vanishing on 7th street

video games

  • deus ex human revolution
  • call of duty: advanced warfare
  • transformers: dark of the moon
  • ghosthunter
jun 28 2015 ∞
oct 26 2018 +
  • Adam’s Complaint - denise levertov
  • ars poetica, by archibald macleish
  • between coming and going - octavio paz
  • credo - matthew rohrer
  • Evening - rainer maria rilke
  • Finding Is Losing Something Else - Richard Brautigan
  • finish - charles bukowski
  • From Please by Cole Swensen
  • Hinged to Forgetfulness Like a Door. - richard brautigan
  • i am - john clare
  • I can write the saddest poem of all tonight. - pablo neruda
  • love is a dog from hell - charles bukowski
  • My last duchess - Robert Browning
  • Of the Surface of Things - wallace stevens
  • Pablo Neruda, “Black Pantheress”
  • Proofs by Tadeusz Rozewicz
dec 27 2012 ∞
feb 13 2019 +