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elisemesner:

Illustrated by Antonio, circa 1960s


Men look at women. Women watch themselves being looked at.

violentwavesofemotion:

Maxine Kumin reading The Revisionist Dream (written about the suicide of her closest friend, Anne Sexton)

She said she had begun
to translate Akhmatova, her handsome Russian
piano teacher rendering the word-for-word
so she didn’t kill herself that afternoon

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