Sharing Poetry: Robert Graves, "In Broken Images" →
sharingpoetry: He is quick, thinking in clear images; I am slow, thinking in broken images. He becomes dull, trusting to his clear images; I become sharp, mistrusting my broken images. Trusting his images, he assumes their relevance; Mistrusting my images, I question their relevance. Assuming their relevance,…
Sharing Poetry: Dylan Thomas, "Being But Men" →
sharingpoetry: Being but men, we walked into the trees Afraid, letting our syllables be soft For fear of waking the rooks, For fear of coming Noiselessly into a world of wings and cries. If we were children we might climb, Catch the rooks sleeping, and break no twig, And, after the soft ascent, Thrust…
Sharing Poetry: Alice Notley, "The Goddess Who... →
sharingpoetry: The Goddess who created this passing world Said Let there be lightbulbs & liquefaction Life spilled out onto the street, colors whirled Cars & the variously shod feet were born And the past & future & I born too Light as airmail paper away she flew To Annapurna or Mt. McKinley Or both but…
Juan Ramón Jiménez, "I Am Not I"
sharingpoetry: I am not I. I am this one walking beside me whom I do not see, whom at times I manage to visit, and whom at other times I forget; the one who remains silent while I talk, the one who forgives, sweet, when I hate, the one who takes a walk when I am indoors, the one who will remain standing when I die. Translated from the Spanish by Robert Bly (source;...
Dara Weir, "The Pressure of the Moment"
sharingpoetry: The pressure of the moment can cause someone to kill someone or something The leniency of consideration might treat with more kindness Which is to be desired. Or at least often to be desired. But if my house is on fire and you notice, I wish you would kill That fire. But if my hair is on fire, while I’m sure you’ll be enjoying The spectacle of it, act quickly or don’t act at...
To proclaim something universal is always a risky hypothesis, we cannot ever be...– Slavoj Zizek, Living in End Times (via philosophyandbullshit)
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Sharing Poetry: Jacek Podsiadlo, "Grass Accepts" →
sharingpoetry: The grass accepts the cigarette ends & brown crawly things thrown out of the tent. The earth, the largest orphanage in the universe, patiently tolerates our childish whims & antics. Our tears & shooting at each other, pouring salt into the fruit salad & placing bombs underneath things. A…
FYEAHMIKA!: The master of pop , the Lebanese... →
fyeahmika: The master of pop , the Lebanese singer,Michael Holbrook Penniman, ( better known as Mika) is about to start a mini summer tour. his context of this soon coming tour, he is going to tell us about the making of his third album, with which he hopes to surprise his fans. Mika is meeting the…
Nobody told me to do this and noone could stop me from doing it because I was...– MIKA
Margaret Atwood, from "Letters, Towards and Away"
sharingpoetry: I. It is not available to us it is not available, I said closing my hours against you. I live in a universe mostly paper. I make tents from cancelled stamps. Letters are permitted, but don’t touch me, I’d crumple I said everything depends on you staying away. (full poem; via confusionis)
Black Swan, I think, is a deeply reactionary film. I think that the underlying...– Slavoj Zizek (via lagartalistrada)
If you really love a woman or a man, you don’t idealize him or her.. But you see...– Slavoj Zizek (via lolakaban)