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(^o^) Patti Smith wears a t-shirt that says 'Fuck the Clock' at a New Year's Eve concert at CBGB,

“When writers die they become books, which is, after all, not too bad an…

When writers die they become books, which is, after all, not too bad an incarnation.

Patti Smith holding flowers in front of jazz books in bookstore Photo by Allen Ginsberg, 1995.

Patti Smith holding flowers in front of jazz books in bookstore Photo by Allen Ginsberg, ie. I am still totally obsessed with her face and voice.

Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Simone de Beauvoir gather to distribute copies of the Maoist newspaper La Cause du Peuple on the street after it is banned by the government (Paris, 1970).

Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Simone de Beauvoir gather to distribute copies of the Maoist newspaper La Cause du Peuple on the street after it is banned by the government (Paris, Photographer: Bruno Barbey

by Howard Sochurek, Robert Frost looks out from the cottage in Dymock where his friend, poet Wilfrid Gibson lived in 1914

Robert Frost looks out from the cottage in Dymock where his friend, poet Wilfrid Gibson lived in [Howard Sochurek/ LIFE picture collection/ Getty]

Anaïs Nin & Henry Miller at Miller’s house at...

Anaïs Nin & Henry Miller at Miller’s house at Pacific Palisades, California,

Walt Whitman (circa 1865), portrait by Mathew B. Brady. From the Library of the Congress Collection.

sfmoma: Pictured: Walt Whitman (between 1860 and by Matthew Brady. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division

Samuel Beckett rehearses Endgame at Riverside Studios, London. May 1980. By Charles Harris.

baldespendus: “ Samuel Beckett rehearses Endgame at Riverside Studios, London. May By Charles Harris.

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“What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness! A beautiful woman utters absurdities: we listen, and we hear not the absurdities but wise thoughts” Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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