“whiskey makes the heart beat faster
but it sure doesn’t help the
mind and isn’t it funny how you can ache just
from the deadly drone of
—  Charles Bukowski, The People Look Like Flowers at Last

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 Easter Elephants c. 1937

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“To own a certain book – one you had chosen yourself – was to define yourself.”
— Julian Barnes, My Life as a Bibliophile (via larmoyante)

Work today (at Lotus Tattoo)

“If you ever feel the need to ask someone if they would like to be alone, I hope you’re good enough to know that is when you need to stay.”
— The Fireflies of Washington Square
“I don’t. I don’t want anybody else to touch you. I’m silly. I get furious if they touch you.”
— Hemingway, Ernest. A Farewell to Arms. (via wordsnquotes)