“When I knew her, she was not of this Earth. She was, indeed, never of this earth. She was born of madness and suffering and declined into madness and suffering. But she had a period when the sun shone for her, when life was smiling. And she was smiling with it.”
Donald Lyons on Edie Sedgwick
Mother and Child in Tompkins Square Park, New York City, 1967.
Photograph by James Jowers.
"I’ve seen horrors… horrors that you’ve seen. But you have no right to call me a murderer. You have a right to kill me. You have a right to do that… but you have no right to judge me." - Apocalypse Now (1979)
Saigon … Shit; I’m still only in Saigon… Every time I think I’m gonna wake up back in the jungle.