Despite all my rage, I'm still just rat in a cage.
Earth adds leap second tonight →
usatoday: Tonight, at 7:59 p.m. E.S.T., we get a minute that will last 61 seconds. How are you spending your extra second?
Words to Write By
sierrademulder: Our final advice for the students of Slam Poetry Camp: 1. It doesn’t get better. You get better. 2. You can always pick up your pen again. 3. Your friends are your greatest legacy. 4. You are someone’s favorite poet. 5. You don’t owe anyone. You owe everyone.
There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.– Willa Cather (via alighthouseofwords)
Society has a problem with female nudity when it is not… ” —Badu pauses to get...– Erykah Badu: June/July Cover Story [Pg 1] | VIBE (via sinidentidades)
Physics says: go to sleep. Of course you’re tired. Every atom in you has been dancing the shimmy in silver shoes nonstop from mitosis to now. Quit tapping your feet. They’ll dance inside themselves without you. Go to sleep. Geology says: it will be all right. Slow inch by inch America is giving itself to the ocean. Go to sleep. Let darkness lap at your sides. Give darkness an inch. You aren’t...
Perhaps creating something is nothing but an act of profound remembrance.– Rainer Maria Rilke, The Poet’s Guide to Life, trans. Ulrich Baer (via proustitute)
pacingchavements: me everyday
My left hand will live longer than my right. The rivers of my palms tell me so....– “Other Lives and Dimensions and Finally, a Love Poem,” Bob Hicok (via clavicola)
Writing is the only way I know how to pray.– Helena Maria Viramontes
It had never occurred to me that our lives, so closely interwoven, could unravel...– Kazuo Ishiguro (via the-stars-shone-through-his-soul)
The surface isn’t really the surface, but rather a manifestation of the depths.– Douglas Sirk (via nevver)
I like sleeping because its like being dead without the commitment
Just because a couple people on the Supreme Court declare something to be...– Tea Bagger Senator Rand Paul, who apparently failed every Civics and American History class he ever took. (via wilwheaton)
Saying you’re moving to Canada cause you’re upset about Obamacare is like saying...– Sammy Rhodes (via politemusings)
At night I dream that you and I are two plants that grew together, roots...– Pablo Neruda (via absea)
I don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man we call it...– Ed Begley Jr (via slicedfruit)