A la recherche du temps perdu











Ilya Schtutza
(via mpdrolet)

Ilya Schtutza

(via mpdrolet)


"Even when I’m in the dark I’m in the dark with you."
—  Alice Fulton, from “Triptych for Topological Heart

"A poem can be made of anything."
—  William Carlos Williams, from Kora in Hell in Imaginations

"There was no Purple suitable —
You took it all with you —"
—  Emily Dickinson, from “[1320]

Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Slaying Holofernes (detail), c. 1614-20

Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Slaying Holofernes (detail), c. 1614-20


"This mad game of writing."
—  Stéphane Mallarmé

as quoted in Maurice Blanchot’s The Infinite Conversation, trans. Susan Hanson

"I send no string of pearls,
no bracelet — accept this."
—  H. D., from “Sea Garden" in Collected Poems

So I picked my summer reading list for 3:AM Magazine.

What are you reading?


Robert Bresson, Four Nights of a Dreamer, 1971

Robert Bresson, Four Nights of a Dreamer, 1971


"Reading in no way obliges us to understand."
—  Jacques Lacan, Seminar XX, trans. Bruce Fink

"I have rarely desired an end
to my desires."
—  Kathleen Graber, from “Book Nine" of The Eternal City

"Desire is no light thing."
—  Anne Carson, Autobiography of Red

He Chongyue(via wood s lot)

He Chongyue

(via wood s lot)


"And thus the heart will break, yet brokenly live on."
—  George Gordon, Lord Byron, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage

"Borne by the darkness.
I met an immense shadow
in a pair of eyes."
—  Tomas Tranströmer, The Great Enigma, trans. Robin Fulton