mywildandpreciouslife13:

Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink
Nor slumber nor a roof against the rain;
Nor yet a floating spar to men that sink
And rise and sink and rise and sink again;
Love can not fill the thickened lung with breath,
Nor clean the blood, nor set the fractured bone;
Yet many a man is making friends with death
Even as I speak, for lack of love alone.
It well may be that in a difficult hour,
Pinned down by pain and moaning for release,
Or nagged by want past resolution’s power,
I might be driven to sell your love for peace,
Or trade the memory of this night for food.
It well may be. I do not think I would.
  ~Edna St. Vincent Millay
expertissim:

André MASSON (1896-1987) Couple enlacé (Embracing Couple) Ink drawing, signed lower middle and annotated on upper


Simply lovely.

mywildandpreciouslife13:

Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink

Nor slumber nor a roof against the rain;

Nor yet a floating spar to men that sink

And rise and sink and rise and sink again;

Love can not fill the thickened lung with breath,

Nor clean the blood, nor set the fractured bone;

Yet many a man is making friends with death

Even as I speak, for lack of love alone.

It well may be that in a difficult hour,

Pinned down by pain and moaning for release,

Or nagged by want past resolution’s power,

I might be driven to sell your love for peace,

Or trade the memory of this night for food.

It well may be. I do not think I would.


~Edna St. Vincent Millay

expertissim:

André MASSON (1896-1987)

Couple enlacé (Embracing Couple)

Ink drawing, signed lower middle and annotated on upper

Simply lovely.

(Source: en.expertissim.com)

Ah, pointed hats with elastic string that hurt your skin, the anxiety of being surrounded by balloons on the verge of popping …. The stuff of dreams!

Skin sense and eye sense 
Invisible inverse
Mind sees touch and smiles.


(Found photo)

Skin sense and eye sense
Invisible inverse
Mind sees touch and smiles.


(Found photo)

WISH

By Bruce Covey


Tune yr sandwich to the key of C
Make biscuits in kitchen B
Miss Scarlet with her lead pipe
Waits behind the cupboard door
Clubs one from the other limp
Only to begin again innocent
& nothing to do but gather into
Legion gather into constellation
Coming along then a spider its web
Holds the walls together holds the floor
Up gathers toward a central point
Mean & distribution derivation
To insert a thumb & see what sticks
Past the earth’s crust cirrus
And acidic enough to spoon fork but
Chew & eat & swallow digesting the fact
That nine wonders hope the clouds have
Answers hope the clouds have

WISH

By Bruce Covey


Tune yr sandwich to the key of C
Make biscuits in kitchen B

Miss Scarlet with her lead pipe
Waits behind the cupboard door

Clubs one from the other limp
Only to begin again innocent

& nothing to do but gather into
Legion gather into constellation

Coming along then a spider its web
Holds the walls together holds the floor

Up gathers toward a central point
Mean & distribution derivation

To insert a thumb & see what sticks
Past the earth’s crust cirrus

And acidic enough to spoon fork but
Chew & eat & swallow digesting the fact

That nine wonders hope the clouds have
Answers hope the clouds have

"O thou well skill’d in curses, stay awhile
And teach me how to curse mine enemies!”
-Queen Elizabeth; Richard III; Shakespeare

(She’s got a price on her head! iPhone 5)

"O thou well skill’d in curses, stay awhile
And teach me how to curse mine enemies!”
-Queen Elizabeth; Richard III; Shakespeare

(She’s got a price on her head! iPhone 5)

It’s good to feel you are close to me in the night, love,
invisible in your sleep, intently nocturnal,
while I untangle my worries
as if they were twisted nets.

Withdrawn, your heart sails through dream,
but your body, relinquished so, breathes
seeking me without seeing me perfecting my dream
like a plant that seeds itself in the dark.

Rising, you will be that other, alive in the dawn,
but from the frontiers lost in the night,
from the presence and the absence where we meet ourselves,

something remains, drawing us into the light of life
as if the sign of the shadows had sealed
its secret creatures with flame. 

-Pablo Neruda

It’s good to feel you are close to me in the night, love,
invisible in your sleep, intently nocturnal,
while I untangle my worries
as if they were twisted nets.

Withdrawn, your heart sails through dream,
but your body, relinquished so, breathes
seeking me without seeing me perfecting my dream
like a plant that seeds itself in the dark.

Rising, you will be that other, alive in the dawn,
but from the frontiers lost in the night,
from the presence and the absence where we meet ourselves,

something remains, drawing us into the light of life
as if the sign of the shadows had sealed
its secret creatures with flame.

-Pablo Neruda

"The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise."
-Maya Angelou

(Vintage statuette; photo mine; iphone 5)

"The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise."
-Maya Angelou

(Vintage statuette; photo mine; iphone 5)