i only buy the souls of published poets
(via Kcymaerxthaere on Fb)
"In the end, it is the mystery that lasts, and not the explanation." -Sacheverell Sitwell via @MrKittyFluff via @HarrySKeeler
"I mean if we're going to live in a cyberpunk dystopia we might as well look the part." --The Whelk, on Mefi
Story is to Analog Space as gravity is to the World.
"Like more the tremor of a cithern string" --Aldrich
"Strike down the capital--the thresholds quake;
The pillar falls--its moulded cusps must burst.
A murky smudge leaves Heaven's lights opaque,
And Earth's remaining span is henceforth cursed."
--Raphael Loewe (tr): Ibn Gabirol (1989)
The history of the world is inscribed in the history of the world's words.
"The protest years were over not just for me but for a whole generation and in music, just like in politics, many of the greatest talents were dead or in exile and their place was filled by third-rate imitators." --Nina Simone.
(via @neutralized on twitter)
"But as a grove of clustered tamarisk trees" --Aldrich