Please, remember me - seldomly. In the car behind the carnival. My hand between your knees, you turn from me. And said, “The trapeze act was wonderful, but never meant to last.” The clown that passed saw me just come up with anger. When it filled with circus dogs, the parking lot had an element of danger. Iron & Wine
There is no formula for success except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.Arthur Rubinstein (via hunsonisgroovy) (via quote-book)
I’m going with Teddy.I’m going with Obama. Jsyk.
It’s obvious Clinton
my first words were HOLY SHIT
A. i’m looking at your face
but all i can really see
is the scab above your lip.
B. i’m sorry I keep blushing
but i can tell you’re staring
at my tits. next time
we have a conversation
perhaps you won’t find them
C. i couldn’t help but notice
that you’ve got “i love you”
tattooed across your knuckles.
i mean, what’re you going to do
D. as we were talking, i let my hand drift into the melted air
above the candle. since it did not burn i slowed my
passes until its heat made me want to flinch
and then i slowed the pace once more and again once more.
E. i have a scar up the outside of my left arm 2 inches long.
i hardly ever see it except in mirrors.
F. Ginny placed the cigarette between us.
as she slowly did i downed another scotch
and pressed my body into hers.
the smell of burning flesh
made me look away, out above the tops of their heads
where i found the second hand
and stared until it was over.