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The Elegiac Modernist


Desmond O’Grady with Ezra Pound, John Ashbery, Charles Olson, Olga Rudge and others. Spoleto, 1965.

Source: Jacket2


             “Love makes us poets and the approach of death should make us philosophers.”

            —George Santayana, from The Sense of Beauty: Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory


George Santayana

Rome, 1944. Photo by George Silk.

(Source: mindstagnation)


"[The poet] must be a master of experience before he can become a true master of words."

—George Santayana, "The Sense of Beauty, " from Form in Words, 1898


Intolerance itself is a form of egoism, and to condemn egoism intolerantly is to share it. - George Santayana (16 Dec 1863 – 26 Sep 1952)


My atheism … is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests.

George Santayana, “On My Friendly Critics”, Soliloquies in England and Later Soliloquies

Frida Kahlo

(Source: astrophilosophy, via waldsanatorium)

lemme lick your pussy pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

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Albert Camus

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