"Fiction was invented the day Jonah arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale." Gabriel Garcia Marquez (photo: Envigado, Colombia)

"Fiction was invented the day Jonah arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale." Gabriel Garcia Marquez (photo: Envigado, Colombia)

Because Gabriel Garcia Marquez said so much, and because he said it so much better than just about everyone else, it’s straight up GGM quotes this week. First up:

“My heart has more rooms in it than a whore house.”

(Note: picture is not of an actual whore house.)

Because Gabriel Garcia Marquez said so much, and because he said it so much better than just about everyone else, it’s straight up GGM quotes this week. First up:

“My heart has more rooms in it than a whore house.”

(Note: picture is not of an actual whore house.)

"The essence of a human being is resistant to the passage of time. Our inner lives are eternal, which is to say that our spirits remain as youthful and vigorous as when we were in full bloom. Think of love as a state of grace, not the means to anything, but the alpha and omega, an end in itself." Thank you, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. And have a safe journey home.

"The essence of a human being is resistant to the passage of time. Our inner lives are eternal, which is to say that our spirits remain as youthful and vigorous as when we were in full bloom. Think of love as a state of grace, not the means to anything, but the alpha and omega, an end in itself." Thank you, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. And have a safe journey home.

NATIONAL POETRY MONTH DAY 13: “TODAY”

therumpus:

Each year I know less about myself
but the insurance company knows
how much my life is worth.
This is for those who suffer & endure
& laugh about it later.
Someone asked, “where do you get
your news from if you don’t have a teevee?”
It is 7:36 a.m. & I have been awake
all night. I am pushing forward,
caffeinated & reminding myself:
don’t be busy. Busyness is the enemy
of art and life. Spring is here, it is
Saturday. The clouds make shapes & go.

-Gina Myers

(Source: therumpus.net)

coketalk:

You Make Me Feel Good - Satin Jackets

Pretty much.

(Source: mslovejoy, via visitary)

nprbooks:

Poetry month fun! Today at noon eastern, NPR’s Code Switch team will start building a poem — made…

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A lesson in smeyezing and naps.

A lesson in smeyezing and naps.

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I’m doing National Poetry Writing Month

and I’m doing it here: http://annealive.tumblr.com/

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