The thing I came for: the wreck and not the story of the wreck the thing...– One more from Adrienne Rich, who died yesterday. This is from Diving into the Wreckage, the most marvelous poem ever to be written about scuba diving. (via washingtonpoststyle) Love her work. Can’t believe she died just yesterday…
Is this true? @Tumblr Represents the Romantic Self... →
“One of the things that fascinates me is the way a lot of young people seem to use Tumblr, which is basically as a positive, aspirational alternative to the social networking institution they’re accustomed to: Facebook. Rather than forcing them to represent themselves as they are, which I think is Facebook’s major goal, Tumblr allows them to represent the romantic self (or selves) they wish...
If we are going to pay for your contraceptives, and thus pay for you to have...– Remember when Rush Limbaugh said this to Georgetown student Sandra Fluke last week, after she testified on the Hill in favor of contraception? President Obama has called her personally to offer his support. (via washingtonpoststyle)