the ugly earring

ug‧ly [uhg-lee] offensive to the sense of beauty; displeasing in appearance

siblings

“Or else I shall grow old,” she said,
“Alone, and change my likeliness
For a vile, slack shape, a head
Shriveled with thinking wickedness
Against the day I must be dead
And eaten by my crabbed wish.”

from young woman by howard nemerov

did you know howard and diane were brother and sister?
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from the letting go

Love comes to you
Love comes and all
It’s your hands, your heart, your lip
And that is all

(friday’s song: love comes to me by bonnie prince billy)

(photo: from the desktop archive. i lost the trail)