The birds all look so haggard up close
"I’ll be a trophy wife, but instead of good looks I’ll have facts about George Washington."
Today’s contribution: Images of George wrapped in togas or classical drapery were in vogue from 1850 to 1870 or so.
— Wyndham Lewis, “Inferior Religions”
— Søren Kierkegaard, Fear and Trembling
For all those times I told you that fog machine fog smells like maple syrup,
here is your confirmation
But you’ve never said that to me in your life
Research fellowship applications (Winterthur, Delaware), steady rain, conference papers (Oxford, Mississippi + Chapel Hill, North Carolina), Jens Lekman, banana carob muffins (daily allottment of fruit, brah), syllabi revisions, lesson plans, never getting dressed, never leaving the house
until it’s knocked over
you go over
— Norman Mailer, Modest Gifts