Generalised isolation breeds graphomania, and generalised graphomania in turn intensifies and worsens isolation. The invention of printing formerly enabled people to understand one another. In the era of universal graphomania, the writing of books has an opposite meaning: everyone surrounded by his own words as by a wall of mirrors, which allows no voice to filter through from outside.
- Milan Kundera, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting.
Love isn’t soft, like those poets say. Love has teeth which bite and the wounds never close.
- The Body (Stephen King)


Adrian Ghenie - Untitled (2010)


A solidarity banner containing the names of Palestinian martyrs hangs on the Raouche in Beirut, Lebanon.

[15 June 1977]

Begin anywhere. It will unravel.

- Robert Creeley, letter quoted by Sherman Paul in The Lost America of Love: Rereading Robert Creeley, Edward Dorn, and Robert Duncan (via heteroglossia)
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust (via introspectivepoet)

Laurence Anyways (2012)

Channel 4 News anchor Jon Snow destroys the Prime Minister of Israel’s Chief Spokesperson, Mark Regev, live on air on British television; questioning Israeli military attacks on Al-Wafa hospital and an attack which killed three young boys playing ball on a Gaza beach while Regev continues to claim “the Israeli military does not target civilians.”

what the fuck is going on in the world??!


A rickshaw driver at Clifton Beach, Karachi in 1962.

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