the ugly earring

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

titan arum


As if a corpse had risen from somewhere deep in the meadow
And walked in its shadows quietly.

poem: nine-panel yaak river screen by charles wright
the corpse flower is in bloom


yes or no?


Ask yourselves: Has the sheep eaten the flower, yes or no?

the little prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

image: beach sheep by vicki sawyer

either way



Am I dying?
I am beautiful.
Either way.

roger ballen

The collected poems of Robert Creeley, 1945-1975: 1945 – 1975

i look at you in your indian dress/ wrists scratched raw by blackberry thorns


consumed by scanned images from country women magazine

via gravel and gold

image: COUNTRY♀WOMEN #22: City-Country

attached sounds to objects

185921e6b9413f49f46f655b926ac0ebthe way once,
under love’s spell,

we attached meaning
to sound,

attached sounds to objects.

The old magic won’t work now,

but it’s nice
to be reminded of it.

image: found here
words: the thinning by Rae Armantrout

Random fashion post – mom jeans 2


From here

random fashion post – mom jeans


via here


a version of the younger self


I am twenty,
drifting in la chalupa,
the blue boat painted with roses,
white lilies

image: tatum, dear,
where do you find these?
poem: la clalupa, the boat – jean valentine

Beware: My Heart