Visit the Peacock Room
Explore the Peacock Room as it looked in London in 1876 and in Detroit in 1908. http://www.peacockroom.wayne.edu/visit
“Every once in a while, people need to be in the presence of things that are really far away.” —Ian Frazier
Feeling Gorey →
Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.– Samuel Beckett, interview in Vogue, “Samuel Beckett Talks About Beckett,” from Dec. 1969 (via apoetreflects)
the brain can focus on only one thing at a time
His vision, from the constantly passing bars, has grown so weary that it cannot hold anything else. It seems to him there are a thousand bars; and behind the bars, no world. As he paces in cramped circles, over and over, the movement of his powerful soft strides is like a ritual dance around a center in which a mighty will stands paralyzed. Only at times, the curtain of the pupils lifts,...
Death Metal Angola
dictionaryofobscuresorrows: n. a kind of melancholic trance in which you become completely absorbed in vivid sensory details—raindrops skittering down a window, tall trees leaning in the wind, clouds of cream swirling in your coffee—which leads to a dawning awareness of the haunting fragility of life, a mood whose only known cure is the vuvuzela.