mansplay

Someone recently asked me how I picture a potential partner. Here’s today (found on tumblr).

shelf

Photo: DON PYLE

summer stack 2

Bicycled to my home branch and back. Just beat the storm.

Photo: KIRBY

frank

FrankStanford

FRANK STANFORD What About This: Collected Poems of Frank Stanford. Port Townsend WA : Copper Canyon, 2015. p 631.

see also: The Light the Dead See

My Day Is Over

Lunar Phrases

describe me

JUNE JORDAN Who Look At Me

Photo: KIRBY Poet’s House NYC

sincerely

LANGSTON HUGHES The Weary Blues. New York : Knopf, 1929. 1st ed. Signed by the authour. Poet’s House, NYC.

Photo: KIRBY

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see also: James Baldwin Tells Us All How to Cool It This Summer

“He get that just for a question. No reason at all, just for a question.”

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ukrainetz

Dandelion.

Ragweed.

Sweet pea.

ELIZABETH UKRAINETZ The Theory of Light at Midnight

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“the place in which I’ll fit will not exist until I make it.”

JAMES BALDWIN

Photo: The New Yorker

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