…a young poet just out of college and not yet married might consider a...– Robert Francis
Musicians boycott Arizona because of SB 1070 →
itsthemusicpeople: “We have to intervene in order to do whatever we possibly can to limit that state’s ability to function and implement the law,” Zack de la Rocha, of the band Rage Against the Machine, says in a web video he’s produced. He’s organized a boycott of Arizona called The Sound Strike. So far, he’s recruited artists ranging from Kanye West and Nine Inch Nails to Latino bands...
plus eyes: YOU'RE NOT HELPING →
Things you say to try and help an oppressed group (x people) that are not helping: “I love x people! They’re so much more fun/better lays/funnier/better dancers etc.” BZZT. WRONG. POSITIVE PREJUDICES STILL MAKE PREJUDICES LOOK OKAY. YOU LOSE. GET OFF THE SHOW. And it also usually comes off as…
So I mastered the art of crochet and I crocheted her a winter scarf and one...– Andrea Gibson (via loverofstories)
No Pap smears for women under 21: guidelines |... →
hoaxzine:carlyannarchy:sneetchwithoutastar:ecauseiamawoman: This seems like such an important topic for people to be so confused about. As many of you who frequent the doctors office may already know, the guidelines for when to hit the gynecologist for the first time have changed. Now, young women should wait until their third year of having sex or until they reach the age of 21. I’m not sure...
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I want you to know one thing. You know how this is: if I look at the...– If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda (via lydianea) (via lucette)
l'arte della poesia.: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy... →
Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse must think it queer To stop without a farmhouse near Between the woods and frozen lake The darkest evening of the year. He…
You have to be careful telling things. Some ears are tunnels. Your words will...– Naomi Shihab Nye
Oh deary me, World War Z: The Recorded Attacks is... →
laurenisazombie: Max Brooks is so awesome. And Brad Pitt is attached to it already. WORD. i am so excited about this!
A Zombie Jellyfish? →
If feminism is about social change, white feminism — a feminism of assimilation,...– On Prisons, Borders, Safety, and Privilege: An Open Letter to White Feminists | Reproductive Justice | AlterNet (via vladislava) (via first-taste) (via ihatethismess) (via robot-heart-politics) (via witchwife)
Boulevard of Borken Dreamz.: Vegan Blackberry... →
You can use eggs to make it unvegan and you can probably use rice flour no problem to make it gluten free. Vegetable oil White Sugar Maple Syrup Egg replacer (I used Ener-G. Apple sauce would make this too wet) Whole wheat flour Salt Cinnamon 2 cups of grated zucchini 2 cups blackberries… this is the fanciest sounding zucchini bread i have ever heard of! mostly because of the drizzle of...
Your profile turned away, the sounds that go to make your name, the lilt...– Borges, “Two English Poems” (poem I) (via witchwife)
I do my thing, and you do your thing. I am not in this world to live up to your...– Bruce Lee (via quote-book) (via lebanesebeauty) (via thingsimreading)
The end of the affair is always death. She’s my workshop. Slippery eye, ...– Anne Sexton
I want to continue to break the barrier between male and female, I think I got...– Twiggy Ramirez (via bittyno15) (via c0ma) (via johnnyanimal)
The horror of class stratification, racism, and prejudice is that some people...– Dorothy Allison, “A Question of Class” (via withnoapology) (via curate)
curate: Students disclose illegal status as part... →
In an act of defiance unimaginable to many in their parents’ generation, they are publicly declaring that they are in the United States illegally as a way to push for change that would help thousands of undocumented young people like them. And they are doing so in one of the most highly patrolled…
Mississippi school settles prom dispute with... →
redguard: A Mississippi school district has agreed to pay a recent high school graduate $35,000 in damages and adopt a policy prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation, according to a statement released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Musings.: Just to Feel Human | James Tate →
A single apple grew on our tree, which was some kind of miracle because it was a pear tree. We walked around it scratching our heads. “You want to eat it?” I asked my wife. “I’d die first,” she replied. We went back into the house. I stood by the kitchen window and stared at it. I thought of Adam and Eve, but I didn’t believe in Adam
Dancing Plague of 1518 →
bestofwikipedia: The Dancing Plague (or Dance Epidemic) of 1518 was a case of dancing mania that occurred in Strasbourg, France (then part of the Holy Roman Empire) in July 1518. Numerous people took to dancing for days without rest, and, over the period of about one month, most of the people died from heart attack, stroke, or exhaustion. (via lamusiqueestlavie)