from “The Ten Essential Rules of Hitchhiking,” Bhanu Kapil, Incubation: A Space for Monsters
(i first read this part after not having slept for the night, sitting outside by astor place waiting for two people who would be arriving at such different times, being very very aware of the sunlight and the blue skies and how little i was accustomed to either. i read this part and something inside of me cracked and i wiped at my face because i didn’t realize i was crying. i love you; please don’t die. i love you; please don’t die.)
Frank Sinatra signs autographs outside Royal Festival Hall in London, May 7th 1970
you were named after two of the bravest men i ever knew, danny devito godzilla
turning so many people into poems that sometimes I forget to turn them back
― Kristina Haynes
Actress Jennifer Connelly embodies the 2014 twist on ’80s dressing in the Powerful Style issue.
Stop setting yourself
on fire for someone who
stays to watch you burn."
You get it together by being together. No virtues such as truth, integrity, generosity, love are lonely. None of them are found on its own. One can’t trust alone or love alone or hope alone. All grow best when we are with one another, in pursuit of these things together. The core is connection, devotion, compassion; Light is found together.