two drunks on a rooftop; wasted and runny like twin eggs cracked. the buildings on the horizon look to us like rigid sheaths of bone, a cracked ribcage laid sideways – a sleeping giant died, decayed. Became a city. and us, perched on marrow, cobbled clusters of muscle, thrust upward on points of bone, shifting the shirt-fabric of the sky with our ends, stabbing it out with our eyes.
People Magazine Archive's - 1974 →
Unexpected well-spring of excellent, out-dated advertisements.
things that happened last night
- drum lesson - vietnamese sandwich with Cathy (my first one ever) - sushi and unlimited saki - 11% beers on the rooftop - no sleep - work (very early)
He knew now what this thing was - hysteria, a snake whose scales are tiny...– Nathanael West, Miss Lonelyhearts “A World of Doorknobs”
the cocktail of the summer will be
half a can of warm Budweiser, the remainder filled in with lemonade.
favorite things, part one
people who cook elaborate meals after midnight.
Evil Dead 2 Tattoos →
this is really excellent. magicmolly: How nice to lay eyes on new things. Even things of which there are plenty in the city—fences, signs, storefronts—take on a new visibility when they’re surrounded, as they are here, by nothing. The space around a fence turns it into a structure in its own right rather than just a container of something else.
the poverty was no problem
come summer, she would survive entirely on different coconut milks and sour-cherry jam.
English words with uncommon properties →
Eunoia is the shortest English word containing all five main vowel graphemes. It comes from the Greekword εύνοια which means well mind or beautiful thinking.
capsule making: embedding words in biological...
CHRISTIAN BOK: The Xenotext Experiment is responding to the millennial science of genetics. I’m trying to write a book of poetry in which I translate a single poem, through a process of encipherment, into a sequence of genetic nucleotides, and then, with the assistance of scientists, I plan to build this genetic sequence in a laboratory so that I can implant the gene into a bacterium,...