theparisreview:

For a time, one of James Merrill’s methods of inspiration was derived from the use of a Ouija board. The above Ouija transcription page is from the summer of 1976 and is reworked in Mirabell 2.2.

theparisreview:

For a time, one of James Merrill’s methods of inspiration was derived from the use of a Ouija board. The above Ouija transcription page is from the summer of 1976 and is reworked in Mirabell 2.2.

nevver:

When?

nevver:

When?

"You hardly ever need to state your feelings. The point is to feel and keep the eyes open. Then what you feel is expressed, is mimed back at you by the scene. A room, a landscape. … We don’t know what we feel until we see it distanced by this kind of translation."

Wisdom from celebrated poet James Merrill, who echoes Annie Dillard and adds to our ongoing archive of insight on writing. (via explore-blog)

aseaofquotes:

Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

aseaofquotes:

Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

darksilenceinsuburbia:

Diane Arbus
From Untitled

darksilenceinsuburbia:

Diane Arbus

From Untitled

"If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you’ll be unhappy for the rest of your life."

Abraham Maslow (via creatingaquietmind)

(Source: rabbitinthemoon, via creatingaquietmind)

"Nothing in the world can bother you as much as your own mind, I tell you. In fact, others seem to be bothering you, but it is not others, it is your own mind."

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (via creatingaquietmind)

(Source: yogachocolatelove, via creatingaquietmind)

aseaofquotes:

Herta Müller, The Hunger Angel

aseaofquotes:

Herta Müller, The Hunger Angel

gemmacorrell:

(via Four Eyes Comic Strip on GoComics.com)
Also available as a print at INPRNT.

gemmacorrell:

(via Four Eyes Comic Strip on GoComics.com)

Also available as a print at INPRNT.

(via darksilenceinsuburbia)

wehadfacesthen:

Greta Garbo, 1928, a publicity photo for A Woman of Affairs

wehadfacesthen:

Greta Garbo, 1928, a publicity photo for A Woman of Affairs

(via darksilenceinsuburbia)

buzzfeed:

buzzfeedgeeky:

Love, Orlando Jones 

Thanks for stopping by Orlando!

nevver:

A King is born, Happy Birthday Elvis