mother-iron:

Jean-Léon Gérôme, Truth Coming Out of Her Well to Shame Mankind, 1896, oil on canvas. Musée Anne-de-Beaujeu, Moulins.

mother-iron:

Jean-Léon Gérôme, Truth Coming Out of Her Well to Shame Mankind, 1896, oil on canvas. Musée Anne-de-Beaujeu, Moulins.

You remember too much,
my mother said to me recently.

Why hold onto all that? And I said,
Where can I put it down?
She shifted to a question about airports.

Anne Carson, The Glass Essay (via writedrunk)

(Source: valerie-jeanne)

Parent to child at the library: Shhh...remember what we said about being loud in the library?

Child: We'll wake up the books.

Parent: That's right.

discardingimages:

happy unicorn and a naked virginRothschild Canticles, Flanders 14th century.
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 404, fol. 51r

discardingimages:

happy unicorn and a naked virgin

Rothschild Canticles, Flanders 14th century.

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 404, fol. 51r