What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.– Richard Wilbur
Giving up doesn’t always mean you are weak; sometimes it means that you...– Anonymous
Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself...– Edna St. Vincent Millay
Gajar Ka Halwa
oh migod. YES. *drool* indian-food:
Beauty is before me, and beauty behind me, Above me and below me hovers the...– Navajo Prayer (via heartmindspirit)
A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular.– Adlai Stevenson, American politician
So you stare And you stare The skin is rocky, it looks yellow like acid The hair is coarse and shapeless It has no body, no life Like those eyes, so hollow and insipid Sinking deeper and deeper into a shadow of those darkening holes Slowly in the reflection of the light hanging above The dark patterns on the face outline a skeleton. Those lips are hanging upside down Not red, not brown – it’s...
Sometimes, you just want to empty all your thoughts, like pouring all the muddy polluted water from a jar into the deep deep ocean. You sit by the edge and stare into the dark blue whirl, hoping to have your thoughts cleansed, rejuvenated and ready to be collected again. But it never happens. It just floats into a stream of never-ending nothingness and you sit there, on the shore, like an idiot,...
What does Bangladesh mean to me? Sunshine and poverty.
I too, believe...
When we learn to read too passively, deferentially, or vicariously, we become less willing to assert our values through action by calmly and reasonably defying other authority figures when they direct us to do something at a variance with out conscience. When it becomes habitual, reading, as a movement of the mind and heart, becomes predictable, inflexible, [and] resistant to novelty. I use...