say cheerio to books now,
the only things i’ll read are faces.
I spent the summer wasting
under a canopy of:
seven weeks of river walkways,
seven weeks of reading papers,
seven weeks of feeling guilty,
seven weeks of staying up all night.
— Anne Sexton, A Self-Portrait In Letters
"…I suppose most of us are lonely in this big world, but we must fall tremendously in love to find it out."Orson Welles, in a letter to Rita Hayworth, c. 1943.
Actors Rita Hayworth (1918-1987) and Orson Welles (1915-1985).
in due time
if i gain some self respect
i could smile upon the day when we first met
but i made some swift revisions
through whiskey blurred visions
and i promised that i’d never, ever look back
FERGUSON, Mo. — Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was killed by a police officer, sparking protests around the nation, was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy performed on Sunday found.
One of the…