“In case of being swallowed by a wolf, always bring a good book and a pillow and a blanket. Nothing in this world lasts forever. Certainly not wolves.”
— Sasha Fletcher, “in case you are swallowed by a wolf,” published in Blunderbuss Magazine (via bostonpoetryslam)
handsome-robot:

laughingsquid:

You Are A…

The four things i tell myself when i look in the mirror every morning


Books, please. Tell me something I don’t know. handsome-robot:

laughingsquid:

You Are A…

The four things i tell myself when i look in the mirror every morning


Books, please. Tell me something I don’t know. handsome-robot:

laughingsquid:

You Are A…

The four things i tell myself when i look in the mirror every morning


Books, please. Tell me something I don’t know. handsome-robot:

laughingsquid:

You Are A…

The four things i tell myself when i look in the mirror every morning


Books, please. Tell me something I don’t know.

handsome-robot:

laughingsquid:

You Are A…

The four things i tell myself when i look in the mirror every morning

Books, please. Tell me something I don’t know.

(via rust-and-stardustt)

npr:

In ‘Little Engine That Could,’ Some See An Early Feminist Hero" via Elizabeth Blair

Was “I think I can” the great-grandmother of “lean in?” Some readers see the plucky locomotive as a parable about working women, but some versions of the story feature a male protagonist instead.

Image: Platt & Munk, Penguin Young Readers Group

NPR at it again with the interesting reads.

Why does her revenge take place in the Wild West? Seems a little far from Bavaria, if you ask me. Also, is her hair alive??? It looks very Medusa-y.

bramblepatch:

from Passing English of the Victorian Era
I’m gonna bring this back if it’s the last thing I do


How are you today, Reginald?Oh, not so dandy, Leopold. I guess I’ve just got the morbs.

bramblepatch:

from Passing English of the Victorian Era

I’m gonna bring this back if it’s the last thing I do

How are you today, Reginald?
Oh, not so dandy, Leopold. I guess I’ve just got the morbs.

(via lexywordsworth)

theparisreview:

A report by British dermatologists makes the audacious claim that Shakespeare is responsible for Western society’s obsession with clear skin. “Shakespeare’s works have survived the intervening centuries; has his success led to the perpetuation of elizabethan negativity toward skin disease?” Apparently, too many of his plays feature insults about skin disease—poxes, boils, carbuncles, moles, blots, blemishes, plagues—an excess of abscesses, a sebaceous surfeit.

For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.

Um maybe but also that woman’s eye is bleeding, so I think clear skin is the least of our worries right now.

powells:

Too much. #Repost from @mikejchau —- Requisite stop @PowellsBooks 👦📖👶 #powellsbooks

:3 :3 :3

(via this-first-year)

npr:

From the NPR Books Book Your Trip series: "Tales Of Two-Wheeled Travel: A Literary List To Cycle Through" npr:

From the NPR Books Book Your Trip series: "Tales Of Two-Wheeled Travel: A Literary List To Cycle Through" npr:

From the NPR Books Book Your Trip series: "Tales Of Two-Wheeled Travel: A Literary List To Cycle Through" npr:

From the NPR Books Book Your Trip series: "Tales Of Two-Wheeled Travel: A Literary List To Cycle Through"
wickedclothes:

Harry Potter Ministry Of Magic Toilet Decal
Be sure your guests don’t get confused on their way to the Ministry. This decal provides clear directions to the way to the Ministry of Magic. Crafted out of waterproof vinyl. Sold on Etsy.

This would make my commute so much easier! wickedclothes:

Harry Potter Ministry Of Magic Toilet Decal
Be sure your guests don’t get confused on their way to the Ministry. This decal provides clear directions to the way to the Ministry of Magic. Crafted out of waterproof vinyl. Sold on Etsy.

This would make my commute so much easier!

wickedclothes:

Harry Potter Ministry Of Magic Toilet Decal

Be sure your guests don’t get confused on their way to the Ministry. This decal provides clear directions to the way to the Ministry of Magic. Crafted out of waterproof vinyl. Sold on Etsy.

This would make my commute so much easier!

(via thevulturessingtonight)