The reason you might be having trouble with your practice in the long term - if...– Seth Godin, from “Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus and Sharpen Your Creative Mind,” Edited by Jocelyn K. Glei.
The Genius of Calvin and Hobbes's Bill Watterson
Thank you, Brainpickings/ Read more: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/05/20/bill-watterson-1990-kenyon-speech/
There’s not a single person out there whose life hasn’t been touched by the...– The Rumpus Interview with Susan Wright, founder of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (via therumpus)
I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me...– Audre Lorde, “The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action,” from “Sister Outsider.”
I think about the harshness that exists so often within the least encounter...– Audre Lorde, “Eye to Eye: Black Women, Hatred, and Anger,” in Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Audre Lorde (1984, 2007), pp. 159-160 (via phdreamsanddenials)
Okay, guy, so why do you feel like you want/need/deserve to settle down with a...– Female ‘Purity’ Is Bullshit (via katara)
Although most boys figure out how to bring themselves to orgasm by age thirteen,...– (via compulsives)
As Freud lectured, Goldman described a ‘feeling of being led out of a dark...– From Miriam Brody’s introduction to “Living My Life,” by Emma Goldman.
Can there be anything more outrageous than the idea that a healthy, grown woman,...– Emma Goldman, Anarchism and Other Essays, 1910.
Neruda wrote of wanting to create a poetry ‘corroded as if by an acid, by...– Cristina Garcia in her introduction to “Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair,” translated by W. S. Merwin.
Anaïs Nin as Cleopatra
Anaïs Nin, 18, modeling for a painter as Cleopatra in 1921: from A Photographic Supplement to The Diary of Anaïs Nin.
For decades relegated to lone VHS copies buried in college libraries, Dan...– For Pitchfork, I wrote about the transcendent Rock My Religion and 19 other music documentaries currently available on Netflix Streaming and other locales around the web. (via marathonpacks)
I had just broken up with my boyfriend and moved into an apartment in Oakland...– Links I Like by Zoë Ruiz (via therumpus)
I was made for another planet altogether. I mistook the way.– Simone de Beauvoir (via mirroir)
Prison Reform Movement: David Silva- beat to death... →
prisonreformmovement: Towns’ Latino Community Totally Unsurprised That Police Beat Man to Death for No Reason and Tried to Cover it Up This is only the latest in egregious police abuse in Kern County David Silva and his family BAKERSFIELD, CA. — Abusive behavior by law enforcement…
Prison Reform Movement: This is Zero Tolerance in... →
prisonreformmovement: Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children – Police state madness – more and more children being arrested for trivial things….fueling the school to prison pipeline, mass incarceration…Zero Tolerance in full effect. #1 At one public school down in Texas, a 12-year-old girl named Sarah Bustamantes was…
Everyday Neruda: 121 I Have Gone Marking →
neruda-daily: He Ido Marcando translated by M.S. Merwin I have gone marking the atlas of your body with crosses of fire. My mouth went across: a spider, trying to hide. In you, behind you, timid, driven by thirst. Stories to tell you on the shore of evening, sad and gentle doll, so that you should…
My happy place, aged 11
Egyptian woman carrying blade during a protest earlier this year against sexual violence vs women. (photo credit: Aswat Masriya)
Ode to Laziness - Pablo Neruda
Yesterday I felt that my ode wouldn’t get up off the ground. It was time, it should at least show a green leaf. I scratched the earth: “Get up, sister ode” - I said to her - “I promised to produce you, don’t be scared of me, I’m not going to step on you, ode with four leaves, ode for four hands, you’ll have tea with me. Get up, I will...
I am staying on Tumblr, but...
paulmasonnews: If they try to own my data, or integrate it with any other Yahoo service, I will leave. Also if there is any attempt to censor others, or if the cat pictures stop
Everyday Neruda: 120 Your Breast Is Enough →
neruda-daily: Para Mi Corazon translated by M.S. Merwin Your breast is enough for my heart, and my wings for your freedom. What was sleeping above your soul will rise out of my mouth to heaven. In you is the illusion of each day. You arrive like the dew to the cupped flowers. You undermine the…