A riveting post, a compelling story of a courageous man. This neurologist and acclaimed author died today at the age of 82. Source: Oliver Sacks: 1933-2015
What`s the plan?? Should I pretend I can wait forever? I had become of the Fallen, I had fucked up, decided that sobriety wasn't enough of a distraction, went out and got lost.. There were spiders on my back and I was mantis in the flesh--- enormous is my head. How ignorant could… Continue reading 1994
There’s a silent revolution going on, But I’m no feminist How cool it is to be a slut `cuz the world would only Understand cause and effect if you fucked fathom unto Atlas`s Stalactite brain. But that’s none of my concern, How idle are the wordless stones now? Rapping about money- with no land And… Continue reading I Need Another Ark
It`s not my duty to completely drain you You have me talking in bard languages Pristine and whole- making Nirvana has held up his promises and for once in my life all gods aren’t the same. You have met me at empty lips and mustang thoughts It`s the comedic comeback of romanticisms of poison that… Continue reading A Letter to Eros
“Love’s oven is warm” Emily Dickinson wrote to her friend Sarah Tuckerman, on a note that enclosed a gift of slightly scorched handmade sweets, possibly chocolate caramels. If the words were by any other author, one would be forgiven for reading in them a possible sexual double entendre. But Emily Dickinson is enshrined in our memory as the ultimate virgin, the “Queen Recluse” as her friend, the editor Samuel Bowles, described the poet. Dressed always in white, she rarely left her house for thirty years, spending her days tucked away in an upstairs room, writing nearly two thousand poems that few people knew existed until well after her death.
Of course, scholars and fans have long made a cottage industry of identifying Dickinson’s secret failed love affairs: the broken engagement to her brother Austin’s Amherst classmate George Gould; the impossible love for the married Samuel Bowles; the late-life affair with her father’s friend, Judge Otis Phillips…
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