Elegy for the Living

KATHRYN SIMMONDS


We wash up side by side
to find each other
 
in the speakable world,
and, lulled into sense,
 
inhabit our landscape;
the curve
 
of that chair draped
with your shirt;
 
my glass of water
seeded overnight with air.
 
After this bed
there’ll be another,
 
so we’ll roll
and keep rolling
 
until one of us
will roll alone and try to roll
 
the other back— a trick
no one’s yet pulled off—
 
and it’ll be
as if I dreamed you, dear,
 
as if I dreamed this bed,
our touching limbs,
 
this room, the tree outside alive
with new wet light.
 
Not now. Not yet. 

Reblogged from Brother Kahlil

knowledgeequalsblackpower:

James Brown, the godfather of soul

You guys know about vampires? … You know, vampires have no reflections in a mirror? There’s this idea that monsters don’t have reflections in a mirror. And what I’ve always thought isn’t that monsters don’t have reflections in a mirror. It’s that if you want to make a human being into a monster, deny them, at the cultural level, any reflection of themselves. And growing up, I felt like a monster in some ways. I didn’t see myself reflected at all.
sapphrikah:

SAY IT AGAIN

sapphrikah:

SAY IT AGAIN

Reblogged from déjame en paz

worldoflis:

girldwarf:

Deconstructing Masculinity & Manhood with Michael Kimmel @ Dartmouth College

YAAAAEEESSSSSSS

You know what I like, and feel is so important? That he doesn’t say “Men thinks those are THEIR positions”. He says “We think those are OUR positions.”

As a male feminist, he still doesn’t exclude himself from the group of men.

Reblogged from the niche corner

yourfavoriteauntie:

princerogersnelsons:

one of the best Prince songs ever composed. 

*when the texts are dry*

Reblogged from déjame en paz