n. the tendency to give up trying to talk about an experience because people are unable to relate to it—whether through envy or pity or simple foreignness—which allows it to drift away from the rest of your life story, until the memory itself feels out of place, almost mythical, wandering restlessly in the fog, no longer even looking for a place to land.
Anonymous said: What kind of girls do you like to date?
i’m currently in love with a girl who thinks YOLO means yellow so yeah that kind
افتح فمك فقط إن كان ما ستقوله أجمل من الصمت
Open your mouth only if what you are going to say is more beautiful than silence
by Arabic Proverb (via kissing-beehives)
by Fernando Pessoa (via hrsvt)
Marc Bousquet: “Most of the academic bullies I know are ‘nice’ people. Not just because they expect others to ‘be nice’ even while oppressed or abused, but because they understand the usefulness of niceness in manipulating others. Generally this behavior is co-morbid with reflexive defenses of institutional and professional authority, reserving critique for professionally conventional, safe targets.”
7. Because poets and artists make a promise to the wealthy that their antagonism, their “unorthodox or anti-establishment political or social viewpoints,” will not in fact be expressed as antagonism at all, but instead as nice things: art and poetry.
8. Because poets and artists, despite marginalization and poverty, will not attack the wealthy, but instead make nice things for them.