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Shout it from the Mountaintop: October 22, 2014

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shout It From The Mountaintop

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau
Contact: The Woods

Why People Remember Me

Concord Academy

Founded a private school for children with my brother that advocated a more progressive education, allowing students to go on nature walks, venture into town to explore different businesses, and perhaps even whore houses, and, most importantly, ended the tyranny of the paddle. 217 more words

Famous Résumés

All Books and All Blogs: Harmful, Evil? A Short Philosophical Look.

Quiddity: There’s a real possibility that our knowledge-gathering and book-reading is actually detrimental to our mind and our soul(s).

Incitation: Finding a path in life can’t be this difficult – what did people do “back in the day”? 573 more words

Featured

Silver 1000

Silver squatted on the floor of the cell and pressed her elbows on the insides of her legs then rounded her back like a turtle inside its shell. 503 more words

Short Stories

Inspired by: Nayyirah Waheed and Masao Yamamoto's 'Kawa'

Sometimes I feel alone
And then I remember
The soil cups my warm feet
And the air holds my hair in flow
The skies whirl with my wide thoughts… 88 more words

Poem

Shout it from the Mountaintop: October 15, 2014

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shout It From The Mountaintop

“Autumn” by Christina Knowles

I’m still in the mood for villanelles, so here is another:

“Autumn”

Nature’s one demand is change.

Our years like seasons we cannot hold

For Fates align and rearrange. 105 more words

Poetry