Normality is a paved road;
It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow.
~ Vincent van Gogh
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Vincent & Theo Van Gogh
Hannah Gadsby in Nanette (2018) // At Eternity’s Gate dir. Julian Schnabel (2018) // Loving Vincent dir. Dorota Kobiela & Hugh Welchman (2017) // Vincent Van Gogh in a letter to Theo Van Gogh (1880) // Almond Blossoms by Vincent Van Gogh (1890); painted as a gift for the birth of his brother Theo’s son named after him
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Letters and Numbers Found on the Wings of Various Moths and Butterflies.
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The Letters of Emily Dickinson
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New technology for digitally unfolding history letters.
(I’m @historyb00ks over on TikTok).
Article is here and free to read : Unlocking history through automated virtual unfolding of sealed documents imaged by X-ray microtomography https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-21326-w
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endearments in letters to véra (pt.2)
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Strolling aimlessly in a bookshop is self care
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Vincent van Gogh, from a letter to his brother Theo (Isleworth, Friday 3 November 1876)
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my mom gave birth to me call that bearing fruit
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a small lexicon of love, part 2 — Vladimir Nabokov to his wife Véra
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Why limit yourself between choosing a pretty feminine aesthetic or a dark one? If Persephone can be the Goddess of Spring and the Queen of the Underworld at the same time so can you.
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Vladimir Nabokov, from Letters to Véra
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USA flag but each star has the same number of spikes as the number of letters in its state, organized alphabetically
Top comment: What in the god given fuck is this
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Simone de Beauvoir, from a letter to Jean-Paul Sartre (Paris, Monday, 3 July 1939)
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Vladimir Nabokov, letter to his wife Véra, Letters to Véra (ed. Brian Boyd & trans. Olga Voronin)
[Text ID: “I love you. Without end.”]
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forever that person that gets really excited when the sky is in pretty colours
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Vladimir Mayakovsky, A Letter written to his sister Ludmila, 1905
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