Naming My Blog and My Outlook on Life; Fitzgerald Style — Not a Traffic Light Reference

Naming My Blog and My Outlook on Life; Fitzgerald Style — Not a Traffic Light Reference

Cliff notes version, for those who pretended to read it in high school: In the beginning, our narrator, Nick, moves out to one of the New York “egg” islands to sell the shit out of some bonds. He lives in a cute, little shack in the shadow of this big ass mansion. The mysterious Gatsby lives in [...]

The Literal and Poetic Truth of Stars and Elbow Tattoos

Two truths exist at all times, two realities. There's a literal truth to everything, those concrete details; how it looks, what it's made of, how much it weighs. Then there's a poetic truth to it, the more intangible observations; what it means, what it makes us feel. The literal truth of flowers is this: they [...]