and now for something a little different. one extremely lovely, extremely breathtaking, extremely badass spoken word poem by sarah kay. “okay, there’s a few heartbreaks that chocolate can’t fix. but that’s what the rain boots are for. because rain will wash away everything, if you let it. i want her to look at the world […]
“the campus, an academy of trees, under which some hand, the wind’s i guess, had scattered the pale lightof thousands of spring beauties, petals stained with pink veins; secret, blooming for themselves. we sat among them. your long fingers, thin body, and long bones of improbable genius; some scattered gene as kafka must have had. […]
“then the rain came, like stammered kisses at first on the back of my neck” -carol ann duffy.
“i want to think again of dangerous and noble things. i want to be light and frolicsome. i want to be improbable and beautiful and afraid of nothing as though i had wings.” -mary oliver.
“nothing she did or said was quite what she meant but still her life could be called a monument shaped in a slant of available light and set to the movement of possible music” -carol shields.
"her charm is in her silence she speaks in extended parenthesis” -saul williams
“now i am going back and i have ripped my hand from your hand as i said i would and i have made it this far as i said i would” -anne sexton.
“this place where you are right now god circled on a map for you.” -hafiz
“the speaker in this case is a middle-aged witch, me- tangled on my two great arms, my face in a book and my mouth wide, ready to tell you a story or two. i have come to remind you, all of you: alice, samuel, kurt, eleanor, jane, brian, maryel, all of you draw near. alice, […]
“i should sit on a rock off cornwall and comb my hair. i should wear tiger pants, i should have an affair. we should meet in another life, we should meet in air, me and you once you were beautiful. in new york, in hollywood, the men said: ‘through? gee baby, you are rare.’ you […]