"Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy."
- Ted Bundy - “I’d like you to give my love to my family and friends.”
- Aileen Wuornos - “I’d just like to say I’m sailing with the rock, and I’ll be back like Independence Day, with Jesus June 6. Like the movie, big mother ship and all, I’ll be back.”
- John Wayne Gacy -“Kiss my ass.”
- Carl Panzram - “Hurry up, you Hoosier bastard, I could kill ten men while you’re fooling around!”
- Jeffrey Dahmer - “I don’t care if I live or die. Go ahead and kill me.”
- Peter Kurten - “Tell me, after my head has been chopped off, will I still be able to hear, at least for a moment, the sound of my own blood gushing from the stump of my neck? That would be a pleasure to end all pleasures.”
- James French - “Hey fellas! How about this for a headline for tomorrow’s paper? ‘French fries’!”
- Sean Flannagan - “I love you.” (spoken to the executioner)
- Robert Drew - “Remember, the death penalty is murder.”
I mean, obviously, there should be no need for me to tell GROWN-ASS PEOPLE about Edward Gorey, but just in case, The Gashlycrumb Tinies.
Not just for shut-ins and witches with gingerbread castles, guys. Gruesome fictional child deaths are for EVERYONE.
"Take a day to heal from the lies you’ve told yourself and the ones that have been told to you."
"We would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright."
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast
"The poem is what has neither name, nor rest, nor place, nor home: fissure moving towards the work."
Jacques Garelli, from “Excess of Poetry”, trans. Mary Ann Caws (via litverve
One of my professors told me that the most intelligent people are often the saddest and most depressed because they actually understand how shitty the world is.
Thank you for this post…
this is awesome.