and on other words; (an art recs post)

A string of five prose and poetry recommendations, off the top of my head. In no particular order. “My head is bloody, but unbowed.”  Invictus by W. E. Henley I first heard of this piece as a quote from another book, and the words sustained me for a very long time. I used to recite the poem…

TBL: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

I suppose it provides some insight to this little thing called love: we don’t really know why we love something, we just do. And so Wonderland is enjoyable, even though taken apart it is the furthest thing from wonderful.

Overall, it’s not just a little bit mad.