You won’t allow me to go to school. I won’t become a doctor. Remember this:...– Poem written by an 11 year old Afghan girl This poem was recorded in a NYT magazine article about female underground poetry groups in Afghanistan. An amazing article about the ways in which women are using a traditional two line poetry form to express their resistance to male oppression, their...
I’m almost never serious, and I’m always too serious. Too deep, too shallow. Too...– Ferdinand von Schrubentaufft (via 33113)
you thought you might be a ghost/you thought you...
He said something like, “I believe you could be a very good academic. …No, really, a very good one. Not just scraping by.”
It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same,...– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via acciobojan)
I love mythology.
Back at my alma mater.
That’s who you really like. The people you can think out loud in front of.– John Green (via keepingquietishard)
Reblog if no one has a crush on you.
Pontius is a great player; he did what he had to do.– Thierry Henry (via whenyouwalkthroughthestorm)
There’s a loneliness that only exists in one’s mind. The loneliest moment in...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (via soulhunting)
Most people don’t care about politics. They’re not running around with these...– Lynn Vavreck, a political scientist at UCLA, in an interview with Ezra Klein about ” the tornado of idiocy that is American politics.” (via theatlantic)
All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened...– Ernest Hemingway (via decaying-organic-matter)
Restoration Calls: "I'm willing to take on the... →
theatlantic: restorationcalls: My name’s Jennifer. I’m twenty-three, and I live in rural Pennsylvania. I graduated from college in May 2011, but I have yet to find a full-time job. When I have applied to entry-level jobs where I meet the qualifications, I’m faced with rejection e-mails that tell me that I “lack work experience.” I moved back home with my single mom (who raised my sister and me...
lost my voice at the dc united game
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