Open your mouth only if what you are going to say is more beautiful than...– Arabic proverb (via janis-joplin)
1) less internet 2) read more books 3) go to michigan 4) go to st louis 5) go to champaign 6) write some stuff
don’t be scared. be sensible.
But if he could scream now, I wouldn’t say a word. I’d just listen to the sound...– from a piece of flash fiction i read. i just really like how this sounds when i read it.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance...– Khalil Gibran (via cosive) this is utter bee-u-tee
the greatest of motivators
i find it strange how people are so engrossed in their appearances, even me. i feel like it’s a waste of time, to do mundane things for reasons of aesthetics. i blame tumblr. it glamorizes the mundane. a lot of the photos i see are of people who are beautiful, but doing everyday things like drinking coffee or sitting on a curb or smoking a joint. but they’re beautiful. and all of their...
The world bursts at the seams with people ready to tell you you’re not good...– Keith Olbermann (via cosive)
Architecture and Booze...what a combo! →
This blog is awesome. It just got started, but it’s a blog where some architecture students who traveled the world shotgunned beers in front of architecturally significant monuments. Take a gander and follow them!! They need followers!! There are only a few posts, but it’s updated daily, and feel free to inquire about submitting your own photos!
because the US gives money to Israel so they can kill innocent people.
listening to bright eyes and thinking
why am i so lazy?
Relieved my architecture boner
And talked to one of my roommates at school next year about how boss freshman year was and how we can never relive it. we made ourselves feel better by getting stoked on our senior year. champaign-urbana will have to deal with the wrath of the Talha Fazal Ahmad-Michal Ojrzanowski-Carlos Hernandez aka epilep[c] crew. we’ve gotta fuck 2 years worth of shit up in one year. in the words of the...
the washington monument is big, and i suppose i could also be classified as...– chuck klosterman, killing yourself to live: 85% of a true story. (via 13000units)
I cannot count the times I have cursed our lack of urgency. If I ever love...– Dave Eggers, What is the What (via lindsaykap)
First World Problems
ckck: In Syria they riot to be free from an oppressive, murderous regime. In Greece they riot against nation-wide economic cutbacks. In Vancouver they riot because their team lost a hockey game.
Ever get that feeling
where you wonder why you ever grew up?
I’m going to dedicate each day to getting one (1) monumental task done that I want to get done this summer. Be it finishing up writing letters, touching up my portfolio, getting a chapter done in my novel, donating clothes, reading a lot, or going on an epic bike ride, each day will have its one, singular goal that will be accomplished by the end of the day. Let’s hope this works.
new poem, after a 3-month dry spell →
the spacing didn’t work out how i wanted it to. it would have more powerful had it worked.
This Is To Someone
You’re so fucking cool. I wish I could be as cool as you. You kind of intimidate me. But every time I get the balls to say hi, I am gratefully rewarded.