Kinesthetic brilliance yo.
On this side of the grave,
But then, once in a lifetime
The longed-for tidal wave
Of justice can rise up,
And hope and history rhyme."
— Seamus Heaney (1939-2013)
just a mutant violin
that’s been kicked out of the chorus.
The cello has many secrets,
but it never sobs,
just sings in its low voice.
Not everything turns into song
though. Sometimes you catch
a murmur or a whisper:
I can’t sleep."
— Adam Zagajewski, Cello (via grammatolatry)
So for folks that don’t know, The Strivers Row is having its fourth annual showcase at Stage 48 on Thursday, July 31st and it would mean a lot if y’all came out because you’re awesome & interesting & lots of fun to be around. Follow the link below for tickets!
Artist Telmo Pieper Repaints His Own Childhood Drawings
Previously: Everyday Objects Turned Into Creative Illustrations
(via Staying Underground)
— Arundhati Roy, The Cost of Living (via ethiopienne)
Background music for the night.
"I miss the smell, the dust, the coins, the trust/ The squeaky carts, the vibrations/ The bucket full of bleach, the dryer sheets/ The old pay phone, the giant sink/I’d watch my daddy mop the floor/ And my heart started with a quarter"