The International Book Bank's Wendy Saul and photographer, B.D. Colen, take us through their wonderful work in Liberia here.
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Enter the woods
like a diver slips
between the waves,
but don’t look at the moon.
Why bask in the light
of the forlorn?
Further down the stream,
where wolves walk like men,
you can rest unseen, a leaf among the pines,
and hear them pawing the undergrowth
as new cards are dealt.
(Source: im-forreal-he-betta-be-on-point, via gthegentleman)
Happy birthday, John Milton!
Because there is a kind of nakedness or authenticity in poetry that is associated with truth, on many days I haven’t the guts for it, and I fail. But when I succeed, there is nothing in life—except maybe love—that equally verifies my existence. — Henri Cole, in the eighth installment of his ongoing Paris diary: http://nyr.kr/1hnjt92 (via bookoisseur)
(Source: newyorker.com, via bookoisseur)