"The poem demands the demise of the poet who writes it and the birth of the poet who reads it"
"The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one."
J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye (via quote-jot)
"This is his look: he’s looking at me sexually. My looking is his identity is his look. This triangular relation (the painting) is sex; desire is the triadic look. This boy is sex."
Kathy Acker writing about Caravaggio
"For the poet, the world is word. Words. Not that precisely. Precisely: the world and words fuck each other."
Kathy Acker (via oozedoggie)
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