And you better bet I’m living every single day like it’s the motherfucking Catalina Wine Mixer.
— Watsky, “Whoa, Whoa, Whoa,” Watsky
The life that drove me to make pen pals and to take atlases home from school.
— Junot Díaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
When I close my eyes I see an owl but with the arms and head of a bunny.
— Lily
Knocked the architecture right out of his legs.
— Junot Díaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
One, two, eyes are blue.
Three, four, chocolate core.
Five, six, legs are sticks.
Seven, eight, celebrate.
Nine, ten, begin again.
— Lily
Lets go get a cookbook and put wheels on it and cook.
— Lily
You talking cuz you got lips ni**a!
— Man in street
— Graffiti in Caracas Arepa Bar bathroom
That’s better odds than most people get.
— Abe, Irrational Man
In a government yard in Trenchtown.
— Man on 1 train, “No Woman No Cry”
You’re not a frog you’re a butterfly.
— Lily on frauds
You’re a turtle trying to be a cat!
— Lily
A plover! A white tailed plover!
— Lily
W 168th
I wanted a Barlow knife.
— Doc Watson, “Shady Grove”
You need a little struggle.
— Martha
How big is the Island?… But how many pounds?!
— Gray Mitchell, Jurassic World
With both the flexibility and indifference of a vegetable.
— Yoko Tawada, The Bridegroom Was a Dog
Just a note so you
— subject line of an email
This world will be so over documented.
— Sidney