Summer's Ending on Fear Dream Island
my dreams are alive but have a funny way of proving it: so quick to get sick and bleeding all over themselves in burps. the shape shifting is what really gets to me. i awake without my glasses, the furniture’s been re-arranged, the ocean’s gone sugary and milky white and all my ex-girlfriends arrive at the shores with infant mouths to nourish, kids who aren’t mine, and husbands...
Hawks Don't Share or Reblog
I was already reading A Moveable Feast when I was visited by two Modernists last weekend, and they got me all riled up again about Faulkner, Fitzgerald and Hemingway. There’s a part in A Moveable Feast in the chapter titled “Hawks Don’t Share” where Hemingway remarks that in the tumultuous period of desperate drinking after The Great Gatsby was published and before he...
Giant (Don't Ever Back Up Or Give Them An Inch....
Did you know that William Faulkner was only 5 foot 5 and a half inches tall?
I AM 25 by Gregory Corso With a love a madness for Shelley Chatterton Rimbaud and the needy-yap of my youth has gone from ear to ear: I HATE OLD POETMEN! Especially old poetmen who retract who consult other old poetmen who speak their youth in whispers saying:—I did those then but that was then that was then— O...
Giancarlo DiTrapano and Blake Butler at 'Vice' →
Blake’s responses to this list are pretty hilarious. Blake’s books There Is No Year and Scorch Atlas are also pretty phenomenal, if you haven’t heard of him/them. Strange creatures: him/them. 8. Protect the time and space in which you write. Keep everybody away from it, even the people who are most important to you. Blake Butler: Protect it with what, a sword? I mean, I’m...