— John Keats, from a letter to Fanny Brawne dated 5 November 1820 (via violentwavesofemotion)
— J.D. Salinger, excerpt from a letter to Jean Miller (via thebookishdragon)
The Smiths - Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now
I show affection for my pets by holding them against me and whispering I love you repeatedly as they struggle to escape from my arms
by Margaret Atwood
The world is full of women
who’d tell me I should be ashamed of myself
if they had the chance. Quit dancing.
Get some self-respect
and a day job.
Right. And minimum wage,
and varicose veins, just standing
in one place for eight hours
behind a glass counter
bundled up to the…
Shelagh Delaney on August 7, 1961 in Manchester by Arnold Newman, from the same session as the photo on the cover of Louder Than Bombs
John Cassavetes and his wife Gena Rowlands, smile as they arrive at the Academy Awards, 1975.
Paul Newman in Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
Silvana Mangano, c. 1965