An Unseasonably Warm Night in Worcester
amandacef: It’s warm, too warm for January. The windows are open, A cool breeze gusting in. The trees shake Everything quakes… This can’t be normal. It’s cold again, just like in January. It feels like I haven’t moved. I think I have been in this spot, Feet against the radiator… Staring out the window… My roommate breathing softly in the background “Just sleep it off,” Yet sleep...
Shakespeare: I believe that Shakespeare can have a...
Prompt: What book, course, or person has been most influential in your present understanding of what’s most important for “a life well lived.”? Friends, Assumptionists, countrymen, lend me your ears. I come to praise Shakespeare, not to bury him. Shakespeare happens to be one of, if not the most, influential writer in the history of the written word itself, however at first I was not able to...
It's all made up: Book Review: Every Last One by... →
itsallmadeup: This is the second Anna Quindlen book I’ve read. The first being Rise and Shine which I absolutely loved. She’s solidified herself with Every Last One as being one of my go-to authors, and I look forward to reading more of her past work. So yes, I really enjoyed reading this. Every Last…
domability: “Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey..They are home.” Anna Quindlen
Questionable Literary Merit: Q.L.M. Book Review -... →
questionableliterarymerit: Book Breakdown Title - A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head, and Calling Her Husband Master Author - Rachel Held Evans Genre - Non-Fiction One Sentence Summary - One woman’s exploration of what it means to follow a…
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I can be quite sarcastic when I’m in the mood.– J.D. Salinger (Catcher in the Rye)
My Senior Art Project......Took forever. But I got...
mylifeinfirstperson: I had to destroy a book and remake it…it was pretty fun: I had to repaint the entire outside: Then I ripped out most of the pages and redesigned the inside:
No relationship is perfect, ever. There are always some ways you have to bend,...– Sarah Dessen (This Lullaby)
The perks of being a wallflower
melissaelsa: I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to chose where we come from, we can still chose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them -Stephen Chobsky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses...– Helen Keller (via bookoasis)
If I could but know his heart, everything would become easy.– Jane Austen (Sense and Sensibility)
Late in February, she stood on Munich Street and watched a single giant cloud...– Markus Zusak (The Book Thief)
I have a history of making decisions very quickly about men. I have always...– Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Pray, Love)
Can I just stab Ophelia, Desdemona AND Juliet? OH...