September 17, 2014
Unpublished Letter to the New York Times by Kate Zambreno

believermag:

Characters in works of literature, especially and including female characters written by female authors, should be above all else interesting; they do not and should not be exemplary and good women and workers. Camus wrote that if one wanted to write philosophy, one should write novels, and in the contemporary novel, a writer should also be allowed to engage in the world and history of ideas. 

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September 2, 2014
reasons to stay alive

andrewgibby:

Tambourines. Fire pits. Paper boats. Snap peas. Snow flakes. Bay windows. Porch swings. Dance routines. Macaroni necklaces. High fives. Rotary phones. Flying lady bugs. Ferris wheels. Extra buttons. Crooked teeth. Bearded women. Dust drawings. Fabric stores. Turtle faces. Sleep overs. Mixed tapes….

September 2, 2014
"If more women make porn that is “female-friendly” (whatever that means), it won’t destroy the porn industry or make that industry one that isn’t a primarily sexist one that promotes the abuse and degradation of women. If we regulate the sex industry, it won’t change the fact that prostitution exists on a foundation of colonialism, capitalism, and patriarchy and is an industry that exists to benefit men and reinforce women’s roles as subordinate."

The divide isn’t between ‘sex negative’ and ‘sex positive’ feminists — it’s between liberal and radical feminism

(via queerspawned)

(via towalkonearth)

September 2, 2014
Friendly reminder that anyone born between 1985-1998 didn’t get their hogwarts letter because Voldemort’s ministry wiped out the record of muggleborns

towalkonearth:

OH MY GOD

(Source: tracey-hummel)

August 29, 2014
"And then there is my Little House on the Prairie Dress. It is my favorite thing, my favorite dress, then and now. My aunt made me an apron to go with it, and even a bonnet. I wear it every day. I wear it so frequently that my teacher tells my mother I fit in very well with all the children, that I am well-adjusted, especially for a child of my religion."

In My Clothes by Claudia Smith (via therumpus)

This is a gorgeous essay.

(via therumpus)

August 25, 2014
"

Rehearsals ran late.
Night swayed on its green stem

and I couldn’t comprehend
we’d ever be clipped from it.

"

— "Danse des Petits Cygnes" in The Tulip-Flame by Chloe Honum, reviewed by Casey Thayer (via therumpus)

(via therumpus)

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Filed under: poetry theater theatre 
August 20, 2014
slaughterhouse90210:

“Whenever I saw her, I felt like I had been living in another country, doing moderately well in another language, and then she showed up speaking English and suddenly I could speak with all the complexity and nuance that I hadn’t realized was gone. With Lucy I was a native speaker.”― Ann Patchett, Truth and Beauty

slaughterhouse90210:

“Whenever I saw her, I felt like I had been living in another country, doing moderately well in another language, and then she showed up speaking English and suddenly I could speak with all the complexity and nuance that I hadn’t realized was gone. With Lucy I was a native speaker.”
― Ann Patchett,
Truth and Beauty

August 17, 2014

julian landini

(Source: artforadults, via oldfilmsflicker)

August 15, 2014
ladiestheseries:

LAdies Season 1
Full season now on YouTube!

My friend Sarah made this and I am in it! Watch and share…. :)

ladiestheseries:

LAdies Season 1

Full season now on YouTube!

My friend Sarah made this and I am in it! Watch and share…. :)

July 31, 2014
Station

therumpus:

Days you are sick, we get dressed slow,
find our hats and ride the train.
We pass a junkyard and the bay,
then a dark tunnel, then a dark tunnel.

You lose your hat. I find it. The train
sighs open at Burlingame,
past dark tons of scrap and water.
I carry you down the black steps.

(Source: therumpus.net)

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Filed under: poetry poem maria hummel 
July 26, 2014

"I want to feel my life while I’m in it."

(Source: wesleywalesandersons, via bethanyactually)