What I didn’t know back then was there’s nothing safer than a life that’s either already planned out for you, or that has been already lived by someone else. When did safe things become so negative?
‘It’s a very Greek idea, and a very profound one. Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it.’
‘she worries over the way her love for me comes and goes, appears and disappears. she doubts its reality simply because it isn’t as steadily pleasurable as a kitten. god knows it is sad. the human voice conspires to desecrate everything on earth.’
re-reading oldies instead of writing papers
The more personal my work gets, the less personal it looks
death might seek a rhyme
on your sterile shirt
But those who turn back don’t sleep at night as well as those who turn mad. Don’t those who live deeply seldom fear death? Death –where life is the purgatory between absence and absence.
bodies only pile up so you better live raw, sucker.
‘that’s what children do -they look like they’re going to die all the time.’