I need you so much closer :: song of the day

"The rhythm of my footsteps crossing flat lands to your door, have been silenced forever more. The distance is quite simply much too far for me to row, it seems farther than ever before." Distance seemed irrelevant when you were here by my side, it seemed surmountable and full of possibility. We were part of … Continue reading I need you so much closer :: song of the day

Breathing’s just a rhythm :: songs and quotes

Keep Art Alive :: Photograph by Tiffs Since Feeling Is First since feeling is first who pays any attention to the syntax of things will never wholly kiss you; wholly to be a fool while spring is in the world my blood approves, and kisses are a better fate than wisdom lady I swear by … Continue reading Breathing’s just a rhythm :: songs and quotes

It’s that little souvenir :: songs and quotes

"Our story isn't a file of photographs faces laughing under green leaves or snowlit doorways, on the verge of driving away, our story is not about women victoriously perched on the one sunny day of the conference, nor lovers displaying love: Our story is of moments where even slow motion moved too fast for the … Continue reading It’s that little souvenir :: songs and quotes

And you know that she’s half crazy :: songs and quotes

"Ah. That. That's what I was so disturbed about this morning: my desire has come back and I want you again. I was doing fine, I was above it all. The boys and girls were beautiful, and I was an old man, loving everyone. And, now I want you again, I want your absolute attention, … Continue reading And you know that she’s half crazy :: songs and quotes

Maybe I’m a mermaid :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: "Intrepid Drift" :: Art by Kris Lewis I thought you looked so naked and different, vulnerable and ugly and beautiful. "If you were a mermaid," you said, "if you were a mermaid, I was the sea." What did it mean for us? Because everything I did, everything that happened to me, … Continue reading Maybe I’m a mermaid :: song of the day

Now what am I supposed to do with broken sentences of you :: quotes and a song

"...our conversations are never easy, but as I - we - get older, we are all finding that our conversations must be spoken. A need burns inside us to share with others what we are feeling. Beyond a certain age, sincerity ceases to feel pornographic. It is as though the coolness that marked our youth … Continue reading Now what am I supposed to do with broken sentences of you :: quotes and a song

But I never know if its real :: song of the day

"We are walking down the street, holding hands. There’s a playground at the end of the block and I run to the swings and climb on, and Henry takes the one next to me, facing the opposite direction, and we swing higher and higher, passing each other, sometimes in synch and sometimes streaming past each … Continue reading But I never know if its real :: song of the day

Last time I was here it was raining :: Quotes and music

"We make these ridiculous idols so we can pray to what's behind them, but what happens after we get up the ladder? Do we simply stare at what is horrible and forgive it? Here is the river, and here is the box, and here are the monsters we put in the box to test our strength against." … Continue reading Last time I was here it was raining :: Quotes and music

You ain’t seen nothing like me yet :: Under the Covers Sundays

To Make You Feel My Love (live) :: Adele "When the evening shadows, and the stars appear, and there is no - one there, to dry your tears." "That's why I love you. because you say ridiculous fucking things like that. Normal people don't say things like that, Jacob. All my life I waited for … Continue reading You ain’t seen nothing like me yet :: Under the Covers Sundays