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lochsides · 2 days ago
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I have never underlined quite as much text as I have reading On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong. What a fucking wordsmith!
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metamorphesque · 6 months ago
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Every time I wrote your name, I lied. Every time I wrote your name, it was the truth.
1.Clarice Lispector | 2.Nickie Zimov | 3.Warsan Shire | 4.Pablo Neruda | 5.Madeline Miller | 6.Nickie Zimov | 7.Madeline Miller | 8.Vincent van Gogh | 9.James Joyce | 10.Nick Lantz | 11.Ocean Vuong | 12.Nickie Zimov | 13.Richard Brautigan | 14.Keaton St. James 
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minyarrds · 4 months ago
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war of the foxes, richard siken / the good place (2016) / twin size mattress, the front bottoms / fleabag (2016) / jamie anderson / wandavision (2021) / in the realm of grief, noor unnahar / twin peaks (1990) / on earth we're briefly gorgeous, ocean vuong
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shesnake · 2 months ago
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an ocean vuong text was part of this year's HSC English exam (Australian university qualifying tests) and he's got students @'ing him 😭😭😭😭
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heavensghost · 8 months ago
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Ocean Vuong, from On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous
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dark-academic-dead-poet · 2 months ago
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"When does a war end? When can I say your name and have it mean only your name and not what you left behind?"
Ocean Vuong, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
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soracities · 4 months ago
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The Dance Hall by Vincent Van Gogh, December 1885
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letsmovetomoon · 2 months ago
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- On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, Ocean Voung.
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phoebebridgersdb · 11 days ago
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Empty Pool II, Betsy Dadd / Moon Song, Phoebe Bridgers / The Half of It (2020) / On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Ocean Vuong / Aleksandra Waliszewska / Stay Down, boygenius / Euphoria (2019-)
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arthuriankings · a year ago
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the front bottoms, twin size mattress // @rbhvleo​ on tumblr // richard siken, crush (little beast) // taylor swift, cruel summer // unknown source // ada limón, bright dead things //  margaret atwood, we are hard // ocean vuong, on earth we’re briefly gorgeous // @normal-horoscopes​ on tumblr // halsey, trouble (stripped) //  richard siken, crush (scheherazade) // louise glück // richard siken, a primer for small weird loves // @bipeds 
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nighttimemuses · a month ago
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"They say nothing lasts forever but they're just scared it will last longer than they can love it."
Ocean Vuong, on earth we're briefly gorgeous
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wedarkacademia · 9 months ago
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Ocean Vuong- On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
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metamorphesque · 7 days ago
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― Ocean Vuong, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
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luthienne · a year ago
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Sometimes being offered tenderness feels like the very proof that you’ve been ruined.
Ocean Vuong, from On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous
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beautymyeyes-see · 2 months ago
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Ocean Vuong, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
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lunamonchtuna · 8 months ago
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— Ocean Vuong, from On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous (via lunamonchtuna)
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epiphanydusk · 2 months ago
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tragic books that rip my heart out of my chest>>>>> anything else
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soracities · a year ago
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hair, a love language
credits: 1. hair salon in gabon (bruno barbey, 1984) / 2. navajo nation, arizona (leonard mccombe, 1948) / 3. combing the hair (edgar degas) / 4. unknown source / 5. via @cxogunt / 6. clifford prince king
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stavroginas · 2 months ago
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Ocean Vuong, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
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deformititties · 8 months ago
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Maybe we look into mirrors not merely to seek beauty, regardless how illusive, but to make sure, despite the facts, that we are still here. That the hunted body we move in has not yet been annihilated, scraped out.
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Ocean Vuong
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