I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to...– Warsan Shire (via halfofsomething)
The fallacy of merely existing
My back is curving more inward, consumed by so many nano-sized tragedies. this is how…this is how people get stuck in life. Staring at time sheets, staring at water coolers, staring at carpet floors canvased by the frayed edges of paper. I want to be my personal Scheherazade, I need to save myself from eternal boredom, I need to mold and shape my own stories and adventures so that I can...
1. Exercise and eat healthy/ yoga 2. Read: Super Sad True Love Story, My Name is Red, White Teeth, 2666 hopefully: Midnight’s children and 100 years of solitude 3. Practice writing: elements of style 4. Practice Speech 5. Study/Learn : Preparation for Graduate School 6. Forgive myself, validate my feelings, stop being afraid of life
i never really liked my name much until i found out what it tastes like when you sigh it into my mouth
My Medical Choice →
Opening a conversation on women’s health. This was so powerful. By Angelina Jolie
The unreal is more powerful than the real. Because nothing is as perfect as you...– Chuck Palahniuk (From: http://www.mysocialworknetwork.com)
OMG Stop Talking: A short list of mantras for... →
gabbiegabstoomuch: So tumblr user mcharrilennostarr asked me to come up with a list of things to help empower women of color. I took a bit of time to think about it and here’s what I came up with. I will hold my head high when people expect me to be looking down at my shoes I do not exist within the confines of…
you love love love, when you know I can’t love
Beyonce Songs Re-Imagined as Undergraduate Theses... →
Baby Boy: The Sociocultural Effects of Prolonged Male Adolescence Check on It: The Gendered Dynamics of Male Spectatorship in Urban Public Spaces Crazy in Love: The Diagnosis and Treatment of “Female Hysteria” During the Late Nineteenth Century Naughty Girl: Disidentification and the Performance of Female Sexual Promiscuity Cater 2 U: Female Subservience and the Reinforcement of Hegemonic...
Let me tell you a story. The day after Columbine, I was interviewed for the Tom...– Roger Ebert (via confusedtree)
Yes there are places in the world Where dreams are almost dead So please my...– Dallas Clayton An Awesome Book (via thescowlingdaedreemha)
agnoia: Like a compass needle that points north, a man’s accusing finger always finds a woman. Always.
Headmistress: Nobody does anything worth doing without a degree. Jenny: Nobody does anything worth doing WITH a degree. No woman anyway. Headmistress: So what I do isn’t worth doing? Or what Miss Stubbs does, or Mrs. Wilson, or any of us here? Because none of us would be here without a degree. You do realize that, don’t you? And yes, of course studying is hard and boring… ...
the world is ours: Date An Illiterate Girl →
Date a girl who doesn’t read. Find her in the weary squalor of a Midwestern bar. Find her in the smoke, drunken sweat, and varicolored light of an upscale nightclub. Wherever you find her, find her smiling. Make sure that it lingers when the people that are talking to her look away. Engage her with unsentimental trivialities. Use pick-up lines and laugh inwardly. Take her outside when the night...