1. mashatupitsyn:

    In a capitalist society, money is how we get our shit together. You can be a failure as a human being, but if you have money, if you make money, you haven’t failed. Capital conceals real failure in the same way that fame (consensus) hides mediocrity. A costume for spiritual poverty. Hence the…

     
  2. #Conflicted. (With Cathy Wagner and Maureen Thorson)

    (Speaking of jobs, I’ve been documenting all the books I’ve read since 2011 in this bibliography). 

     
  3. My dog is one of those #dogsagainstcatsagainstfeminism (first posted to Confused Cats Against Feminism).

     
  4. Quote from The Making of Americans. Photo by Carl Van Vechten. 

     

     

  5. On the anniversary of Gertrude’s death, someone is remembering something of such a thing.

     

  6. spzce:

    This is for the kids who die,
    Black and white,
    For kids will die certainly.
    The old and rich will live on awhile,
    As always,
    Eating blood and gold,
    Letting kids die.

    Kids will die in the swamps of Mississippi
    Organizing sharecroppers
    Kids will die in the streets of Chicago
    Organizing workers
    Kids will die in the orange groves of California
    Telling others to get together

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  7.                … It
    is your life, oh
    no one’s

    forgotten anything
    ever. They want
    to make you
     
    happy when 
    they remember. 
     

  8. "Work your ass off to change the language & dont ever get famous."
    — Bernadette Mayer, “Experiments” (via fscottfitzgerald)

    (via danielaolszewska)

    Tagged #process
     
  9. Tagged #process
     
  10. Excerpts from Caroline Bergvall’s Drift (Nightboat Books, 2014).

    (Speaking of logs, I’ve been documenting all the books I’ve read since 2011 in this bibliography). 

     
  11. "Using approximately 100 billboards total, 10 artists will create “chapter” groupings along I-10, each a unique interpretive link to the exhibition theme of Manifest Destiny…For Eve Fowler’s billboards in Houston, Texas, she depicts lines from Bee Time Vine and Tender Buttons on neon backgrounds, isolating these quotes from their original context and reproducing them on a large scale–entering a dialogue with the Texas landscape…In addition to the billboards, free lending libraries in truck stops, hardware stores, and coffee shops will feature books to borrow (or take) that relate to the quotations on the billboards and Stein’s life.” 

     

  12. "To devastate conventional, standard canonical, representation. Because the poem is the moment of a listening. And the sign is only given to sight. It is deaf and it deafens. Only the poem can voice us, move us from voice to voice, make a listening of us, give us all language as listening. And the continuity of this listening includes, imposes a continuity among the subjects that we are, the language that we’re becoming and the active ethic that is this listening, from which a politics comes. A politics of thinking. The Rhythm Party."
     
  13. Prometheus Bound, Snyders & Peter Paul Rubens. Source: Philadelphia Museum of Art

     
  14. "Mostly everyone is being some place in being living." (Gertrude Stein)

    Photo Credit: Tieshka Smith

     
  15. "the rising ground in the center with a winding avenue of eucalyptus, blue gum, leading from it to the gateway" (Gertrude Stein).

    Photo credit: Tieshka Smith