— Poetry Makes You Weird, Eric G. Wilson (via slickynicole)
— Albert Camus, Retour à Tipasa (1952)
Some guidelines for loving:
1. Tell them about their brilliance. They likely can’t see it and they don’t know its immensity, but you can see it, and you can illuminate it for them.
2. Be authentic, and give others the gift of the real you and a real…
Gertrude Stein & Alice B. Toklas paper dolls by Trina Robbins. From No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics.
Every once and awhile, I remember how my awful eighth grade social studies teacher made me write a paper on Gertrude Stein but clearly didn’t know anything about her. And I thank that teacher for indirectly introducing me to such a rad woman.