Writer, former teacher, nonprofit gatekeeper, reluctant singer, daydream believer, hopeless romantic, raised by David Byrne in a house made of bus tickets in the forest, translating to anagrams, sleeping in an ash tree meadow, coloring in wry shadelines

 

There are years that ask questions and years that answer.

Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God (via observando)

englishmajorhumor:

Psst…
William Shakespeare is turning 450 tomorrow*! 
To celebrate this wonderful milestone, English Major Humor has a delightful Shakespeare post scheduled for every half hour of the day, beginning at midnight EDT.
*Shakespeare’s birthday is actually unknown but April 23 is the date Shakespeare enthusiasts seem to have settled on as his birthday. He was christened on April 26, 1564, and he also happened to die on April 23 1616, aged 52.

englishmajorhumor:

Psst…

William Shakespeare is turning 450 tomorrow*!

To celebrate this wonderful milestone, English Major Humor has a delightful Shakespeare post scheduled for every half hour of the day, beginning at midnight EDT.

*Shakespeare’s birthday is actually unknown but April 23 is the date Shakespeare enthusiasts seem to have settled on as his birthday. He was christened on April 26, 1564, and he also happened to die on April 23 1616, aged 52.

(Source: amandaonwriting)

(i do not know what it is about you that closes

and opens;only something in me understands

the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses)

(Source: catelyn-stark)

yellfang:

party-at-the-tardis:

shavingryansprivates:

why the fuck is every nursery rhyme about people dying

  • the london bridge is falling down and probably crushing pedestrians
  • ring around the rosie pockets full of posie ashes ashes we all get obliterated by the black plague
  • it’s raining it’s pouring the old man is snoring he bumped his head and fucking died

and fucking died

humpty dumpty committed suicide

jack fell down a hill and cracked his skull

A BABY FELL OUT A TREE

(Source: shavingryansprivates)

Try not to compromise. So many people don’t do what they really want in their hearts because they feel like they’re not good enough, or they’re not smart enough, or they’re not talented enough… anything. And that doesn’t matter. In order for you to live a remarkable life — in order for you to live a life that is fulfilling — you need to be able to go after what you want. And if you don’t, you’re not going to achieve it — ever.

On Humble Pied, Debbie Millman shares three pieces of wisdom to guide the way to a remarkable life. Dive deeper with her timelessly wonderful illustrated-essay-turned-commencement-address on courage and the creative life. (via explore-blog)

Such wonderful advice!

(via thisfeliciaday)