Summer for prose and lemons, for nakedness and languor,
for the eternal idleness of the imagined return,
for rare flutes and bare feet, and the August bedroom
of tangled sheets and the Sunday salt, ah violin!
When I press summer dusks together, it is
a month of street accordions and sprinklers
laying the dust, small shadows running from me.
It is music opening and closing, Italia mia, on Bleecker,
ciao, Antonio, and the water-cries of children
tearing the rose-coloured sky in streams of paper;
it is dusk in the nostrils and the smell of water
down littered streets that lead you to no water,
and gathering islands and lemons in the mind.
There is the Hudson, like the sea aflame.
I would undress you in the summer heat,
and laugh and dry your damp flesh if you came.
Tumblr, what is your favorite kind of 35 mm film- both black and white and color?
Anonymous said: This is a perfect portrait!
Anonymous said: You are SO awesome. Seriously. And I'm sure you already know that, but I hope this makes you smile anyway. :) Have a lovely night! (or day. or both! lets go with both.)
Thank you, Anon! This made my morning. :-)
I have made a decision that we as a society need to stop being so afraid of the word ‘love’. That is what people caring intimately for each other is, and that can look like a zillion different things, and all of those things only bear the weight and meaning you personally ascribe to them. Get over yourselves. Tell people you love them.