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the baby born with teeth looks at its mother when it smiles
standing in the afterglow of rapture
| ♣ identity crisis |
22. Adores classic movies. Watches everything with closed-captions or subtitles. Chinese. English lit nerd.Lived in New York City for a year, London for six months. Musical lover. Leftist. Racially-aware. Wannabe political radical. Loves to learn. A doomed shipper who ships a lot. Figure skating fangirl. MICHELLE KWAN STAN FOR LIFE. DRINKS TOO MUCH TEA; HER DENTIST HATES HER. Wants to be a TV writer eventually (the likelihood of this happening is slim to nonexistent). Feminist. Discussing racial issues = win!. TV addict. Optimist. Idealist. Loves writing. Loves getting letters. LOVES Apocalypse Week on History Channel. Loves kooky conspiracy theory-based History Channel shit. I also hate a lot of people. Snow/autumn YES. NOW SHOWING ON LIMITED RELEASE IN NEW YORK.
|the idiot's lantern ♦ |
still watching: Happy Endings. The Good Wife (Will/Alicia, Cary/Kalinda). Leverage (Parker/Hardison, Nate/Sophie). Free Agents (Alex/Helen). Up All Night. Haven (Nathan/Audrey). How I Met Your Mother (Barney/Robin). Modern Family (Phil/Claire). Parks and Recreation (Mark/Leslie, April/Andy). Psych (Shawn/Juliet). Top Chef. Burn Notice (Michael/Fiona). Being Human (George/Annie). Warehouse 13 (Pete/Myka). 30 Rock. Nikita (Michael/Nikita, Thom/Jaden).
no longer watching: A Different World (Dwayne/Whitley). Fringe (Charlie/Olivia). The Office (Kelly/Ryan, Michael/Holly, Jim/Pam). Bones (Angela/Hodgins). True Blood (Jessica/Hoyt, Tara/Jason). Law and Order: SVU (Elliot/Olivia). Community (Britta/Jeff, Troy/Annie). Doctor Who (Ten/Rose, Eleven/Amy). Scrubs (Jordan/Cox, Carla/Turk). Lie to Me (Cal/Gillian). The Good Guys. Chuck (Morgan/Anna). Big Bang Theory (Sheldon/Penny). Glee (Mike/Tina, Matt/Santana/Brittany). Gossip Girl (Chuck/Blair [NJBC years only]). Castle. Mercy. Flashforward. Dollhouse (Sierra/Victor). Better Off Ted (Ted/Veronica). Undercovers. Ten Things I Hate About You (Kat/Patrick). Charmed (Piper/Leo). ER (Carter/Lucy). X-Files (Mulder/Scully, Marita/Krycek). JAG (Harm/Mac). Crossing Jordan (Jordan/Woody). CSI (Grissom/Sara). Pretender (Jarod/Miss Parker). House (House/Cameron). Stargate Atlantis (John/Elizabeth). Grey's Anatomy (Mark/Addison, George/Izzie). Veronica Mars (Logan/Veronica). Private Practice (Violet/Cooper, Sam/Naomi). Pushing Daisies (Ned/Chuck, Olive/Alfredo). Robin Hood (Robin/Marian). Torchwood (Tosh/Owen). Middleman (MM/WW). BSG (Lee/Kara). Farscape (John/Aeryn). West Wing (CJ/Toby, Sam/Ainsley, Josh/Donna).
| ♥ spoken word|
failing and flying
Everyone forgets that Icarus also flew.
It's the same when love comes to an end,
or the marriage fails and people say
they knew it was a mistake, that everybody
said it would never work. That she was
old enough to know better. But anything
worth doing is worth doing badly.
Like being there by that summer ocean
on the other side of the island while
love was fading out of her, the stars
burning so extravagantly those nights that
anyone could tell you they would never last.
Every morning she was asleep in my bed
like a visitation, the gentleness in her
like antelope standing in the dawn mist.
Each afternoon I watched her coming back
through the hot stony field after swimming,
the sea light behind her and the huge sky
on the other side of that. Listened to her
while we ate lunch. How can they say
the marriage failed? Like the people who
came back from Provence (when it was Provence)
and said it was pretty but the food was greasy.
I believe Icarus was not failing as he fell,
but just coming to the end of his triumph.
|love me if you dare ♠ |
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