"They ain't lose a daughter got a son"
satanic2chainz: oh look, there’s jay-z dismantling patriarchal views of marriage along with taking beyonce last name but aint nobody want to talk any shit about that
Wandering Around an Albuquerque Airport Terminal
renegadetongue: Naomi Shihab Nye After learning my flight was detained 4 hours, I heard the announcement: If anyone in the vicinity of gate 4-A understands any Arabic, Please come to the gate immediately. Well — one pauses these days. Gate 4-A was my own gate. I went there. An older woman in full traditional Palestinian dress, Just like my grandma wore, was crumpled to the floor, wailing...
the first word I teach my daughter will be “no” she will sing it to me and...– The First Word I Teach My Daughter (via alonesomes)
The gods envy us. They envy us because we’re mortal, because any moment may be...– Homer, The Iliad (via thatkindofwoman)
yaaaladin: roses are red violets are blue what’s your dick like homie what are you in to
The gods envy us. They envy us because we’re mortal, because any moment may be...– Homer (via hellanne)
Men, Women Are Not That Into You →
A recent study has uncovered one of the reasons men think street harassment is acceptable behavior. “The Misperception of Sexual Interest,” a study conducted by the University of Texas, Austin and Williams College found that men overestimate women’s interest in them. The report notes that this is attributed to biology and evolution, as “the costs of rejection for men are relatively low...
It turns out procrastination is not typically a function of laziness, apathy or...– David Cain, “Procrastination Is Not Laziness” (via pawneeparksdepartment)
"Love Poem," Richard Brautigan
punch-in-the-face-poetry: It’s so nice to wake up in the morning all alone and not have to tell somebody you love them when you don’t love them any more
Is it any wonder, then, that for her vows, Leslie told Ben “The things that you...– Alyssa Rosenberg on Leslie and Ben’s wedding. Reading the article just made me cry all over again (via deardarkness)
Leaving is not enough. You must stay gone. Train your heart like a dog. Change...– Frida Kahlo to Marty McConnell, by Marty McConnell (via saturdaynightveins)
Kate Clanchy, "Patagonia"
spittingwhys: I said perhaps Patagonia, and pictured a peninsula, wide enough for a couple of ladderback chairs to wobble on at high tide. I thought of us in breathless cold, facing a horizon round as a coin, looped in a cat’s cradle strung by gulls from sea to sun. I planned to wait till the waves had bored themselves to sleep, till the last clinging barnacles, growing worried in the hush,...
I know you and I are not about poems or other sentimental bullshit but I...– Clementine von Radics (via bonur)