Henry Draper, Glass positive of the sun, 1876 (via majorminorminormajor)
~ Emily Dickinson, The Letters of Emily Dickinson
In a special Talk of the Town section following the September 11th attacks, John Updike, Roger Angell, and other writers grappled with the tragedy.
“9/11/2001” by Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly, September 24, 2001
Marked passage, from the verse play This Music Crept by Me Upon the Waters by Archibald MacLeish, page 14 (Harvard University Press, 1953)
Today i wore my brave-enough-no-bra shirt & made some sweet cutoffs out of my favorite tattered high school jeans & took a long cool bubblebath while talking with a dear friend & ate salad & cereal for dinner.
"I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and short memory! I wish I’d invented it, because it is very true."