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PARALLAX. A Girl You Should Date « nona merah. Date a girl who reads.

A Girl You Should Date « nona merah

Date a girl who spends her money on books instead of clothes. She has problems with closet space because she has too many books. Date a girl who has a list of books she wants to read, who has had a library card since she was twelve. Ludwig von Mises Institute.

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Shira Lipkin. Charles Jensen « PoetsArtists. Call for Curators If you are interested in curating a future issue of PA, please send a proposal along with your background experience in either art or poetry and a suggestion for a theme for your issue to the attention of Didi Menendez (didimenendez at 2014 Calendar Year.

Charles Jensen « PoetsArtists

A Beautiful Mess. Hey, friends! I'm here to share my new favorite happy hour recipe! It's fresh, herbal-y, and citrus-y. Mojitos were my first favorite cocktail, and I still love them, but finding new combinations is my current obsession. I'm thinking about planting an herb garden on my porch this weekend. Have any of you done this? Poetry Foundation. The Dream. The Dream I dreamed that you had ceased to love me— not that you had come from other beds back to mine, or gone from mine to others, just that something in your heart had stopped.

The Dream

I willed myself awake to find you still beside me. It was just a dream, I thought, yet when I turned to kiss you, in your eyes I saw that you had ceased to love me. I willed myself awake a second time to find myself alone, as I have been these many months, but did not know if it was terror or relief I felt, and whether. Nate Slawson, diode v2n3. You are the rain a girl at school smells like purple bubble gum, like she took off all her clothes after being stuck outside during a thunderstorm & if I could tell her why her arms are boss, why her neck is boss, why her hips are boss, I imagine she would bandage me softly like winter. you are a pharmacy you have a hundred secret names & I am the world’s worst shoplifter.

Nate Slawson, diode v2n3

You know what I mean? It’s like it’s 1992 & we’re so happy for cigarettes & de la soul & lightning bugs & shit like that. sometimes I wish you knew someone exactly like me who wasn’t so obsessed with your knuckles. Cat haiku. You never feed me.

cat haiku

Perhaps I'll sleep on your face. That will sure show you. You must scratch me there! Yes, above my tail! Behold, elevator butt. An Essay by Einstein. "How strange is the lot of us mortals!

An Essay by Einstein

Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people -- first of all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness is wholly dependent, and then for the many, unknown to us, to whose destinies we are bound by the ties of sympathy. A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving... A refreshing dose of interesting. How To Tell If Somebody Loves You. Somebody loves you if they pick an eyelash off of your face or wet a napkin and apply it to your dirty skin.

How To Tell If Somebody Loves You

You didn’t ask for these things, but this person went ahead and did it anyway. They don’t want to see you looking like a fool with eyelashes and crumbs on your face.