it doesn’t always happen
and when it does
—Charles Bukowski, Cows in Art Class (via oktoberlyons)
Do me a favor this morning. Draw the curtain and come back to bed.
Forget the coffee. We’ll pretend
we’re in a foreign country, and in love.
—"The Road" by Raymond Carver, from Where Water Comes Together With Other Water (via marikoyama)
Woke up this morning with
a terrific urge to lie in bed all day
and read. Fought against it for a minute.
Then looked out the window at the rain.
And gave over. Put myself entirely
in the keep of this rainy morning.
Would I live my life over again?
Make the same unforgiveable mistakes?
Yes, given half a chance. Yes.
He wondered if she wondered if he were watching her.
—Raymond Carver, Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? (via mythologyofblue)
All my life I have tried
to love God
without his knowing.
-Mary Ruefle, “An American Dream”, in The Adamant