i want to ask the happiest person in the world whether it was worth it, all the sacrifices he made … More


only a fire can teach you what survives a fire. no— it teaches you what can survive that fire. :: sarah manguso … More

blue elephants

when you’re a kid, you color with reckless abandon.  // you color outside the lines. // you color however you … More


everyone now and again wonders about those questions that have no ready answers: first cause, god’s existence, what happens when … More

what you’re wearing

document the moments you feel most in love with yourself – what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing… … More

the only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams & your willingness to work … More

and refute it

if i were running a school, i’d have one standing assignment that would begin in the first grade and go … More

maybe it’s not

maybe it’s not really ugly, or b/r/o/k/e/n, or iMpeRfecT. maybe it’s your perspective that’s b/r/o/k/e/n. iMpeRfecTioN is beautiful to a … More

want vs need

// because every fiber of my being’s agreed that what you want can become something you need

kill or give

letter to the telegraph, 1913 sir, everyone seems to agree upon the necessity of putting a stop to suffragist outrages; … More


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  // to remember you’re alive visit the cemetery of your father at noon after you’ve made love and are … More