Language is what honors the vanishing.
Or is language what slows the leaving?
Or does it only deepen what we know of loss?
Inside us, constellations,
bit thread knotted into night’s black drape.
There are no right words,
if by right we mean perfect,
if by perfect we mean able to save us.
-From "The Failure of Language" by Jacqueline Berger
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— Jim Harrison, Cabin Poem (via felicityfenton)
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— this is beautiful (via caffheine)
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This is how I learned the permanence of my own body:
When my uncle inherited his tumor and swayed under the weight
of knowing he could pass it down to his children
like mouths learn to love the hand that feeds them,
his wife tied a string of dinner spoons over the…
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I can’t tell if I’m having an anxiety attack or a cardiac episode but Ativan will either fix it or bring my HR down so I guess I’m on the right track?
San Francisco, 2014 | Lora Mathis
Making a series of poems about experiences in California.
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Its 0400 and I can’t calm down enough to sleep. I also can’t breathe through my nose, which really isn’t helping.
//get it together Shae come on now
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Because I’ve been seeing a lot of this on my dash lately, I want to make something clear: If you want advice, be prepared to receive advice. Nobody is going to tell you what you want to hear—they’re going to tell you what you need to hear. If you’re looking to get babied, remember to preface your…
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DOCTORS DONT COMPLETE YEARS OF EDUCATION SO YOU CAN USE THE INTERNET TO DO THEIR JOB
DOCTORS DONT FALL INTO HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS OF DEBT SO YOU CAN USE THE INTERNET TO DO THEIR JOB
DOCTORS DONT WORK HARD SO YOU CAN USE THE INTERNET TO DO THEIR JOB
DOCTORS EXIST FOR A REASON. IF YOU’RE SICK, MENTALLY OR PHYSICALLY, GO SEE ONE.
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