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20 Lines

20 Lines

Happy Birthday to Julio Cortázar. Here’s my adaptation of his short story, “The Continuity of Parks”

20 Lines (and a circle)

20 Lines (and a circle)

Shíshì shīshì Shī Shì, shì shī, shì shí shí shī.
Shì shíshí shì shì shì shī.
Shí shí, shì shí shī shì shì.
Shì shí, shì Shī Shì shì shì.
Shì shì shì shí shī, shì shǐ shì, shǐ shì shí shī shìshì.
Shì shí shì shí shī shī, shì shíshì.
Shíshì shī, Shì shǐ shì shì shíshì.
Shíshì shì, Shì shǐ shì shí shì shí shī.
Shí shí, shǐ shí shì shí shī shī, shí shí shí shī shī.
Shì shì shì shì.

—"Shī Shì shí shī shǐ [The Lion-Eating Poet in the Stone Den]" by Yuen Ren Chao. Trust us, you’re going to want to read about this piece. (via millionsmillions)

I really want this palm-activated eyedropper for loading up your ruling pen, from A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen by Thomas E. French, M.E., D.Sc., Fourth Edition, 1929.

I really want this palm-activated eyedropper for loading up your ruling pen, from A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen by Thomas E. French, M.E., D.Sc., Fourth Edition, 1929.

Quick sketches using my Sailor fountain pen done at the American Museum of Natural History, NYC, 2014.