thesebooksareolderthanyou:

1929

(Source: urbnite)

metaphorformetaphor:

But in the end, there will still be a morning like this one, full of new light, and a distant voice will be heard, like a memory of before we became people. And the tones of a song will well up, the gentle lull of the first mother. This song, yes indeed, will be ours, the memory of a deep root…

whenwomenrefuse:

I was in college and had gotten myself a new apartment. I was trying very hard just to make it through and get my degree and it isn’t easy when you are born below the poverty line, on your own, and you find out financial aid isn’t worth a lot.

I met a guy who seemed so nice and caring. We had…

jkrikis:

places out of order/nea plagia 2007

jkrikis:

places out of order/nea plagia 2007

aseaofquotes:

Jonathan Franzen, The Corrections

aseaofquotes:

Jonathan Franzen, The Corrections

(Source: aseaofquotes, via aseaofquotes)

gacougnol:

Minor WhiteBatavia, New York 1958

gacougnol:

Minor White
Batavia, New York
1958

(via yama-bato)

n0ir-blanc:

Noir et blanc
gacougnol:

Minor WhiteSan Mateo County, California 1947

gacougnol:

Minor White
San Mateo County, California
1947

(via yama-bato)

"Why must I punish myself, or save myself, by pretending I am stupid and can’t feel?"

Sylvia Plath, from a diary entry (via violentwavesofemotion)

(via lifeinpoetry)

alongtimealone:

Charles Ebert - House on Lyme Street (by irinaraquel)

alongtimealone:

Charles Ebert - House on Lyme Street (by irinaraquel)

vvhite-ghost:

The Martyrdom of St.Cecilia,1610 (detail)

vvhite-ghost:

The Martyrdom of St.Cecilia,1610 (detail)

(Source: 0ueen, via dreaminginthedeepsouth)

virtual-artifacts:

An Ife bronze leopard head from Nigeria
Made using the lost wax technique, ca. 60 years old

virtual-artifacts:

An Ife bronze leopard head from Nigeria

Made using the lost wax technique, ca. 60 years old

(via alongtimealone)

alongtimealone:

How Wolves Change Rivers

(Source: youtube.com)

bookriot:

Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee.

Test your knowledge of fiction’s bad guys, from Hannibal Lecter to Nurse Ratched.

This quiz on fictional villains is tough.

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