“I’m fading gracefully. The tragedy does not lie upon the fall. It lies upon the leftovers of fatal grace.”
Virginia Woolf, from a diary entry dated 22 January 1933.

PS.

Writing a final essay for my History of Modern Art class and have resorted to defining words like Daniel Handler as Lemony Snicket, e.g., palimpsest, a word which here means scraped clean and used again" like one does with a supper plate when going for seconds.

Also, have written three pages on the theory of nothingness. Apparently, there are two widely accepted though opposing definitions of nothingness. Somehow, I thought there wouldn’t even be one definition considering it’s nothingness.

The Dungaree Club.

The Dungaree Club.

“My body is a dead language and you pronounce each word perfectly.”
Sierra Demulder
Girls pose by a jail that recalls the witch trials of 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts. Photo taken in 1945.

Girls pose by a jail that recalls the witch trials of 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts. Photo taken in 1945.

“Here it is, the war
in me, start here.”
Ann Oosthuizen, from “Bulletins from the front line”
ANGER RELEASE MACHINE (2008) by yarisal & kublitz
Insert a coin. Your selected piece of china will fall to the bottom of the vending machine. It will shatter. You will feel better.

ANGER RELEASE MACHINE (2008) by yarisal & kublitz

Insert a coin. Your selected piece of china will fall to the bottom of the vending machine. It will shatter. You will feel better.

Alex Bowle, Women of the IRA, Northern Ireland (1977)

Alex Bowle, Women of the IRA, Northern Ireland (1977)

Mourning badges were typically worn on the left arm for 30 days. Advertisements for them appeared the day after President Lincoln’s death. This delicate ribbon, affixed with a gold-rimmed photograph, could have been worn by a man or woman.

Mourning badges were typically worn on the left arm for 30 days. Advertisements for them appeared the day after President Lincoln’s death. This delicate ribbon, affixed with a gold-rimmed photograph, could have been worn by a man or woman.