“*Clears throat* When you break a
person’s trust you are not only destroying
their means to depend on you, but all
who come after, you poison their heart
with a deep fear of opening up freely to
others and like this you become a stain
on their capacity to love for the remaining
years of their life. So pull your head in,
think before you act, and don’t be such a
selfish fuck.”—Beau Taplin || Selfish fuck. (via tubulartrevor)
“An astounding 26 percent of black males in the United States report seeing someone shot before turning 12. Conditional on reported exposure to violence, black and white young males are equally likely to engage in violent behavior.”—Aliprantis, Dionissi, 2014. “Human Capital in the Inner City,” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, working paper no. 13-02R. (via isomorphismes)
Thinking myself cooler because I now know not having a Facebook page is really cool. Cool. I told this girl recently that I didn’t have one, and her response was “What, you think you’re cool?” Yes. Yes I do think that.
Buying Genesee cream ale. The beer has a heady, stale malt. Delicious? No?
Working on various things, mostly boring poetry about Gay Alexander The Great, Broetry, etc. I’ve never submitted anything proper before. Isolation is key to my artistic “strategy”.
Watching women read Bukowski is beautiful.
Bioshock Infinite, infinitely.
Reading this book by Sherwood Anderson. And this article by Ross Gay.