Cool summer nights, rooftop sunsets, and a magnificent skyline. Hundreds of local coffee shops and hundreds of local bakeries. Street musicians, pick up soccer, or break dancing in Union Square. Food from every corner of the Earth and hot dog vendors on every corner in Manhattan. Evenings spent by the water in Brooklyn and mornings spent watching the sun rise at Coney Island. Lavendar-flavored doughnuts and s’mores-flavored ice cream. Dollar pizza slices in Brooklyn and dollar dumplings in Chinatown. Record stores in Bushwick. Flea markets in Williamsburg. Shopping in SoHo. Free concerts in Central Park. People everywhere, buildings everywhere, sights everywhere, smells everywhere, experiences everywhere.
New York City.
No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.
We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.
(Dead Poets Society, 1989)
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
Overpass Light Brigade in Milwaukee
i hope u find someone that mindlessly plays with your hands and lightly strokes your legs and massages your back and plays with your hair and i hope that u feel like you’re home when u look at them
An emotional think-piece on the mindset of this worlds most terrifying wizard.
After a 20-minute flight over the city of New York, Stephen Wiltshire, diagnosed with autism, draws the whole town with only his memory.
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The truth is that there are a lot of people like you, us, with strange hobbies or talents or gifts and we try to hide it because we’re afraid that it makes us seem weird or it will turn people off, but that’s a mistake. What makes me unique has brought every person I love into my life.