5 fave philly boutiques:
omoi verde smak parlour arcadia vagabond side note- sad to hear that j karma in olde city is closing next month :(
Ludwig Van Beethoven's Return to Vienna- Rita Dove
...Call me rough, ill-tempered, slovenly— I tell you, every tenderness I have ever known has been nothing but thwarted violence, an ache so permanent and deep, the lightest touch awakens it. . . . It is impossible to care enough. I have returned with a second Symphony and 15 Piano Variations which I've named Prometheus, after the rogue Titan, the half-a-god who knew the worst sin is to...
a liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.– gloria steinem
i’ve called at least seven different places home over the last few years; a dilapidated wooden abode attached to a nightclub in upstate new york, cracked windows, peeling red paint, too many lanterns on the porch, the bass from next door first drawing me onto the dance floor then driving me under the covers then chasing me down the hills; the window-less studio in tokyo with the hand-held...
listen to this; fallulah- out of it →
blues- elizabeth alexander.
...i avoided sleep for years, up at night replaying evening news stories about nearby jailbreaks, fat people who ate fried chicken and woke up dead. In sleep I am looking for poems in the shape of open V's of birds flying in formation, or open arms saying, I forgive you, all.
all photos are mine.
my idea of feminism is self-determination; every woman has the right to become...– ani difranco
10 things i'm loving right now:
haruki murakami’s 1Q84 trapeze neon ombre hair fall shorts outside magazine gloria steinem burlesque huffington post chai yama girls
listen to this; florence and the machine- only if... →
Song Of Myself, Part 4 -Walt Whitman
Trippers and askers surround me, People I meet, the effect upon me of my early life or the ward and city I live in, or the nation, The latest dates, discoveries, inventions, societies, authors old and new, My dinner, dress, associates, looks, compliments, dues, The real or fancied indifference of some man or woman I love, The sickness of one of my folks or of myself, or ill-doing or loss or...
too educated, too successful, too stubborn, and too hard to control.– wangari maathai’s husband, on the grounds why he was divorcing her, in 1979. (obviously he couldn’t handle it. pretty badass grounds for a divorce. go wangari. she went on to become the first african woman to win the nobel peace prize. and he went on to…. i don’t...
in this world there are things you can only do alone, and things you can only do...– haruki murakami