In a world where aging backwards is possible, aging forwards becomes sexy.
“Accomplishments” always means accomplishments in the context of other people. Otherwise we would speak of the accomplishments of volcanoes, rivers, neutron stars.
The writer’s hunt
Poetry isn’t writing
Ezra Pound is the Kanye West of poetry.
There is only one thing
A good challenge of our life
is to get into the right groove
if we meet someone new
And to scratch the record
if we’re in the wrong groove
with the people of the past
In a monkey world, never apologize if you are the monkey who tries a different strategy – Choi Lei-Mak
I told her over tapas
That I have two papas
between olives and anschovis
Oh, well, c’est la vie
The saddest joke
When one of your parents unintentionally buys a single size mattress for a dual size boxspring but it doesn’t really matter because the other parent isn’t there anymore.
I saw it in a dream. It woke me up to take this note.
Old Europe? he crackled. Do you mean that historical collection of stones and a bunch of people who refuse to believe in it?
Some like it hot
Decades of Sex
Origins Podcast with Werner Herzog
If we encounter something you don’t know, our brain goes in either a fearful guessing mode or a mode of joyful curiosity. I think we can practice that.
“Language is my whore, my mistress, my wife, my pen-friend, my check-out girl. Language is a complimentary moist lemon-scented cleansing square or handy freshen-up wipette. Language is the breath of God, the dew on a fresh apple, it’s the soft rain of dust that falls into a shaft of morning sun when you pull from …
A country is a story to structure collective pride.
If you see a concrete block of 1000 kg you don’t try to lift it up. It would be silly or even dangerous to try.
Who knows their mental equivalent of that 1000 kg concrete block?