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American Indian Stories: "The Wonderland"

“The North,” for those affected by slavery, was synonymous with freedom; it represented promise and hope. However, slaves, the characters within the three novels I have read thus far, and the reader are rudely awakened, finding out the North is not so much better than the South. 522 more words

American Women Writers

Several quotes about wisdom.

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.  ~Isaac Asimov

It is easier to find a score of men wise enough to discover the truth than to find one intrepid enough, in the face of opposition, to stand up for it.  23 more words


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I think it's wise to reblog this post now. We badly need wisdom today.

conflicting feelings

Conflicting feelings, feelings I have no right feeling.
You know I’m starting to think that I really have some kind of feelings for this guy… 232 more words


Caged by Shadows (Haibun)

Every day he crept to school as if the earth’s gravity was ten times too strong under his feet.   

He wore a black suit with a white oxford shirt, and his leather loafers always gleamed – they were so shiny and clean.   398 more words

The Art Degree, Part II – Disillusionment

It’s begun.

I’ve been disillusioned with my art degree.


Because I totally suck at it.

Okay, maybe that’s not a fair assessment. I didn’t originally think I sucked at it. 189 more words


gråt sjel

With so many emotions resisted,

The proverbial lump in the stomach or chest begins to feel more like a free weight,

Or rather a slave weight in the sense that it is the source of your hindrance. 116 more words

Social Apocalypse

Originally posted 20/12/2012:

I feel like all I write about are fucking paedophiles and shootings. Does this not just reiterate the fact that something radical- revolutionary- needs to be done to rectify these social problems? 208 more words