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Friday October 17th // Filed under: karl marx,
I am without shame.
Sandra Cisneros, from “One Holy Night,” Woman Hollering Creek (via lifeinpoetry)
Tuesday October 14th // Filed under: sandra cisneros, quote,
Monday October 13th // Filed under: malala yousafzai, the daily show, gif,

2013: My Dead Friends | Marie Howe

exceptindreams:

"My Dead Friends"
Marie Howe

I have begun,
when I’m weary and can’t decide an answer to a bewildering question

to ask my dead friends for their opinion
and the answer is often immediate and clear.

Should I take the job? Move to the city? Should I try to conceive a child
in my middle age?

They stand in unison shaking their heads and smiling—whatever leads
to joy, they always answer,

to more life and less worry. I look into the vase where Billy’s ashes were —
it’s green in there, a green vase,

and I ask Billy if I should return the difficult phone call, and he says, yes.
Billy’s already gone through the frightening door,

whatever he says I’ll do.

Monday October 13th // Filed under: marie howe, my dead friends, poetry,
My father had taught me to be nice first, because you can always be mean later, but once you’ve been mean to someone, they won’t believe the nice anymore. So be nice, be nice, until it’s time to stop being nice, then destroy them.
— Laurell K. Hamilton, A Stroke of Midnight (via hqlines)

(via benedict-hiddleston-pace)

Monday October 13th // Filed under: laurell k. hamilton, a stroke of midnight, quote,
In all the Western media craze over the young Pakistani activist Malala, there is a key point ignored about her: She is not only a Muslim feminist, she is a socialist with Marxist tendencies. In her own words: “I am convinced Socialism is the only answer and I urge all comrades to take this struggle to a victorious conclusion. Only this will free us from the chains of bigotry and exploitation.”
Saturday October 11th // Filed under: malala yousafzai,
It’s that thing when you’re with someone and you love them and they know it and they love you and you know it but it’s a party and you’re both talking to other people and you’re laughing and shining and you look across the room and catch each other’s eyes. But not because you’re possessive, or it’s precisely sexual, but because that is your person in this life and it’s funny and sad but only because this life will end and it’s this secret world that exists right there. In public. Unnoticed. That no one else knows about. It’s sort of like how they say that other dimensions exist all around us but we don’t have the ability to perceive them. That’s what I want out of a relationship. Or just life, I guess.
Frances Ha (2012)

(Source: larmoyante, via colporteur)

Saturday October 11th // Filed under: frances ha, quote,

deadtrash:

"thats not very lady-like of you"

image

(via benedict-hiddleston-pace)

Thursday October 2nd // Filed under: frog,