What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But...– Kurt Vonnegut (via misswallflower)
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I wish you could have been there for the sun & the rain & the long, hard...– Brian Andreas
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Sugar on The Rumpus explaining her decision to...
“The magic of anonymity for women writers throughout history is that it allowed them to publish their work. They wrote under male pseudonyms or they didn’t sign their names at all. A woman’s name on a poem or essay or story or play was the opposite of magic. That has gnawed at me. Virginia Woolf famously said “anonymous was a woman,” but I never intended to be one of those women. I owe...
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As we mark the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we must remember that this...– President Obama’s statement on the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade (via barackobama)
I want to be famous in the way a pulley is famous, or a buttonhole, not...– Naomi Shihab Nye, excerpt from Famous (via holdonmagnolia)
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tillingthesoil: Last night, in the typical fashion of nurturing a wonderful friendship despite distance, a friend and I had theme night on the phone. We each found a poem or two that we wanted to read each other, and somewhere in hearing Wendell Berry’s Manifesto, I heard the lines: “Listen to carrion - put… Best frand.
Reading poetry, even if you are only reading to find a secret message within its...– Lemony Snicket, The Grim Grotto (via shesanargonaut)
Every human being is born with talent. It’s very much like electricity… It can...– Maya Angelou (via grayer)
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veggielezzyfemmie: theforthrightfeminist: This is what my pepper spray looks like. For the record, I didn’t buy it for myself, my parents got it for me. As I was walking out of Wal Mart tonight, without it, it donned on me on how fucked up it is. Not only the fact that I need the weapon itself, but it’s color. It’s like, we’re trying to make rape culture cutesy. Same goes for pink...
I am incapable of conceiving infinity, and yet I do not accept finity. I want...– Simone de Beauvoir (via misswallflower)
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dearscarlet: Dear Scarlet, Tonight, I taught you your first ‘Knock Knock’ joke. It’s a simple one, but even the comedic greats had to start somewhere.