awaiting christ's final sigh
To be loved is to be elevated into divinity.

(c)

yemite:

sarah531:

The other day I had a really good idea for a story:

A high school Shakespeare club angrily splits into two groups when they can’t agree on the correct interpretation of Romeo and Juliet. One group thinks it’s a cautionary tale about the stupidity of youth and…

the-library-and-step-on-it:

FROM THE VAULTS:
Greek Mythology Reworked

Ulysses, James Joyce
She would follow, her dream of love, the dictates of her heart that told her he was her all in all, the only man in all the world for her for love was the master guide. Come what might she would be wild, untrammelled, free.
The Secret History, Donna Tartt
It’s a very Greek idea, and a very profound one. Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it. And what could be more terrifying and beautiful, to souls like the Greeks or our own, than to lose control completely? To throw off the chains of being for an instant, to shatter the accident of our mortal selves?
The Penelopiad, Margaret Atwood
I picture the gods, diddling around on Olympus, wallowing in the nectar and ambrosia and the aroma of burning bones and fat, mischievous as a pack of ten-year-olds with a sick cat to play with and a lot of time on their hands. ‘Which prayer shall we answer today?’ they ask one another. ‘Let’s cast the dice! Hope for this one, despair for that one, and while we’re at it, let’s destroy the life of that woman over there by having sex with her in the form of a crayfish!’ I think they pull a lot of their pranks because they’re bored.
The Early Poems, Alfred Lord Tennyson
It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew
Endymion, John Keats
Until, from the horizon’s vaulted side, There shot a golden splendour far and wide,Spangling those million poutings of the brine With quivering ore: ‘twas even an awful shine From the exaltation of Apollo’s bow; A heavenly beacon in their dreary woe.
The Song of Achilles, Madeline Miller
"Name one hero who was happy." I considered. Heracles went mad and killed his family; Theseus lost his bride and father; Jason’s children and new wife were murdered by his old; Bellerophon killed the Chimera but was crippled by the fall from Pegasus’ back. "You can’t." He was sitting up now, leaning forward. "I can’t." "I know. They never let you be famous AND happy." He lifted an eyebrow. "I’ll tell you a secret." "Tell me." I loved it when he was like this. "I’m going to be the first."

the-library-and-step-on-it:

FROM THE VAULTS:

Greek Mythology Reworked

Ulysses, James Joyce

She would follow, her dream of love, the dictates of her heart that told her he was her all in all, the only man in all the world for her for love was the master guide. Come what might she would be wild, untrammelled, free.

The Secret History, Donna Tartt

It’s a very Greek idea, and a very profound one. Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it. And what could be more terrifying and beautiful, to souls like the Greeks or our own, than to lose control completely? To throw off the chains of being for an instant, to shatter the accident of our mortal selves?

The Penelopiad, Margaret Atwood

I picture the gods, diddling around on Olympus, wallowing in the nectar and ambrosia and the aroma of burning bones and fat, mischievous as a pack of ten-year-olds with a sick cat to play with and a lot of time on their hands. ‘Which prayer shall we answer today?’ they ask one another. ‘Let’s cast the dice! Hope for this one, despair for that one, and while we’re at it, let’s destroy the life of that woman over there by having sex with her in the form of a crayfish!’ I think they pull a lot of their pranks because they’re bored.

The Early Poems, Alfred Lord Tennyson

It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: 
It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, 
And see the great Achilles, whom we knew

Endymion, John Keats

Until, from the horizon’s vaulted side, 
There shot a golden splendour far and wide,
Spangling those million poutings of the brine 
With quivering ore: ‘twas even an awful shine 
From the exaltation of Apollo’s bow; 
A heavenly beacon in their dreary woe.

The Song of Achilles, Madeline Miller

"Name one hero who was happy." 
I considered. Heracles went mad and killed his family; Theseus lost his bride and father; Jason’s children and new wife were murdered by his old; Bellerophon killed the Chimera but was crippled by the fall from Pegasus’ back. 
"You can’t." He was sitting up now, leaning forward. 
"I can’t." 
"I know. They never let you be famous AND happy." He lifted an eyebrow. "I’ll tell you a secret." 
"Tell me." I loved it when he was like this. 
"I’m going to be the first."





99 Gold Diggers

PLAYED 2,904 TIMES.

theobombastus:

fooled around a little bit and came up with a pre-‘watch the throne’ collaboration

Kanye West x Jay-Z: 99 Gold Diggers

broadlybrazen:

genebeanbelcher:

kindness is cooler than being a jerk. i like kind people way more than i like people who are butts, even though probably people who are butts have their own reasons for being a butt and it’s not like anyone is a butt 24/7 like sometimes you’re just off,…

parasailin-sarahpalin:

leanin:

Watch These 4 Girls Destroy The Female Stereotype Like The Monsters They Are 

via Upworthy

These four amazing girls from the DC Youth Slam Team  give new meaning to the word “monster” just in time for Halloween. Tell ‘em girls. 

OH GOD THEY JUST WON EVERYTHING AND DESTROYED EVERYTHING AT THE SAME TIME I’M CRYING

mynamekyle:

Kidz Bop Beyoncé lyrics: I sneezed on the beat and got a God blessing / Yoncé all on his mouth like ranch dressing

blackgirlstalking:

SZA feat. Kendrick Lamar “Babylon”

I’ve been looking forward to SZA’s debut since I peeped her Carefree Black Girl steeze in “Ice Moon" and now it’s finally here and it’s beautiful and full of Black girl genius. Listening to the free stream of “Z” while looking at SZA’s Vogue photos inspired me to deep condition my hair so you know it’s real.

- Alesia

thetindog:

theladthatlived:

georgesus:

"He’s a little fighter. He kind of, he wriggles around quite a lot.” - Prince William

its like when you take dogs out of water and they carry on swimming

MOTHER, UNHAND ME, I HAVE A COUNTRY TO GOVERN





Electric Feel (MGMT cover)
Henry Green
PLAYED 1,471 TIMES.
raphnarock:

stirpicus:

cyclonemetal:

in which Totoro boops Mana Ashida on the head.

Japanese child actress Mana was embarrassed that she couldn’t pronounce Guillermo Del Toro’s name so he gave her special permission to call him “Totoro-san” instead.

OMG HE’S TOTORO
NEVER NOT REBLOG GUILLERMO DEL TOTORO

raphnarock:

stirpicus:

cyclonemetal:

in which Totoro boops Mana Ashida on the head.

Japanese child actress Mana was embarrassed that she couldn’t pronounce Guillermo Del Toro’s name so he gave her special permission to call him “Totoro-san” instead.

OMG HE’S TOTORO

NEVER NOT REBLOG GUILLERMO DEL TOTORO

"Faggot"

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geekmehard:

unwinona:

When I was in Ninth Grade, I won a thing.

That thing, in particular, was a thirty dollar Barnes & Noble gift certificate. I was still too young for a part-time job, so I didn’t have this kind of spending cash on me, ever. I felt like a god.

Drunk with power,…

only-doll:

Part 1 of an ongoing project

only-doll:

Part 1 of an ongoing project

We are creatures of the cosmos and have always hungered to know our origins to understand our connection with the universe. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.
- Carl Sagan (via sci-universe)