Tell Me Something About Yourself “Or, are you actually doing something? Are you, for instance, going to a bar, a show, or a birthday party? If so, would you mind letting me know somehow when you get there? I’m most eager to know the following: the address of any establishments you plan to visit/visit/visited, if you will have/are having/had fun, any other items about people I haven’t met...
‘It’s a mystery of human chemistry and I don’t understand it, some people, as...– Nick Hornby
The 90-Second Memory Reel
Perspective is an odd thing. People always say, “Look at this in perspective” or “In the grand scheme of life, this really doesn’t matter.” They say you’ll forget about insignificant events. But you won’t forget those tiny sparks of memory, the most unsuspecting moments in time, careless dialogue tossed at you, a smile that meant more than just a smile, a...
"Remember this: One day you will be sick."
blogwoodtree: “You won’t allow me to go to school. I won’t become a doctor. Remember this: One day you will be sick.” Poem written by an 11 year old Afghan girl This poem was recorded in a NYT magazine article about female underground poetry groups in Afghanistan. An amazing article about the ways in which women are using a traditional two line poetry form to express their resistance to...