New Orleans, 1935.
Photo by Walker Evans (American, 1903-1975)
oh god it’s wonderful
to get out of bed
and drink too much coffee
and smoke too many cigarettes
and love you so much
Frank O’Hara (American, 1926-1966)
Photo with Grace Hartigan (American, 1922-2008)
To all the devils, lusts, passions, greeds, envies, loves, hates, strange desires, enemies ghostly and real, the army of memories, with which I do battle — may they never give me peace. (New Year’s Eve Toast, 1947)
Patricia Highsmith (American, 1921–1995)
Biker women in San Bernadino, 1965.
Photo by Bill Ray