A new song from Leonard Cohen’s upcoming new album Popular Problems, “Almost Like The Blues.”
Well then, let me show you, because that’s what I do for a living.
Right now, it’s this time of the year, and the little ones have just freshly hatched:
You’ll notice they’re still blind and naked when they hatch. So I make them little coats…
This is perfect (definitely click through). Happy Friday, everyone!
“Ours was a ragged and uneven parting. Each of us had intended to see the other again. Each of us had had final words to say. My days with the Fool ended like a half-played game of Stones, the outcome poised and uncertain, possibilities hovering. Sometimes it seemed to me a cruelty that so much was unresolved between us; at other times, a blessing that a hope of reunion lingered. It is like the anticipation that a clever minstrel evokes when he pauses, letting silence pool before sweeping into the final refrain of his song. Sometimes a gap can seem like a promise yet to be fulfilled.”
from Fool’s Fate by Robin Hobb
Countdown to Fool’s Assassin: 30 days!
“She had a strange feeling in the pit of her stomach, like when you’re swimming and you want to put your feet down on something solid, but the water’s deeper than you think and there’s nothing there.”
– Julia Gregson, East of the Sun (via nostorybook)
What a high school GSA taught me about love, religion, and writing.
Sometimes the magic of writing is knowing exactly who you are writing a book for. Nina LaCour tells Medium what inspired her new novel, Everything Leads to You.
“Dislike required energy and a good memory for slights; geniality was so much less demanding, and at the end of the day felt better too.”
Reading Alcove, London, England
photo via worman
Robyn Schneider, Severed Heads, Broken Hearts