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The Gods called your name
and the seas turned dark;
the earth quaked with power.

You looked up at Olympus
screaming at the gates;
“What will I become?”

The Gods fell silent, then-
with a thunderous roar replied;
"Who are you now?"

Achilles (via meduesa)

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October 12 2014

There’s enough light to drown in
but never enough to enter the bones

& stay.

— Tonight’s Cantab feature is Kundiman fellow and 2013 Pushcart Prize winner Ocean Vuong! This is from his poem “DetoNation,” as published in Poetry.  (via mirroir)

(Source: bostonpoetryslam, via mirroir)


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October 12 2014

cultureunseen:

Selected images by Pieter Hugo

http://www.pieterhugo.com/

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October 11 2014

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October 10 2014

Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand,
Blood and revenge are hammering in my head.

— Aaron (Titus Andronicus, Act II scene iii)

(Source: dailyshakespeare, via mirroir)


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October 8 2014

a comprehensive collection of weird-ass wikipedia articles to read when you’re bored

lesliecrusher:

fair warning: while some of these articles are just silly or weird, i do like to freak myself out, so a fair amount of these are creepy and/or morbid! some of the links involve death and occasionally suicide, so consider this your blanket warning for potentially upsetting/tiggering stuff! also when you’re white-knuckled gripping the bedframe at four am because you’re too freaked out to go get a glass of water and you think there’s an axe-murderer in your closet, don’t go a-blamin’ me. you clicked the link.

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September 26 2014

odditiesoflife:

Puzzlewood Magical Forest — The Real Middle Earth

Puzzlewood is a unique and enchanting place, located in the beautiful and historic Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England. There is more than a mile of meandering pathways through Puzzlewood and over 14 acres of ancient woodland. It has an atmosphere quite unlike any other wood. The magical forest is one of the most stunning in the world and it’s easy to see why it’s been used as a filming location for Merlin and Dr. Who. It is no wonder that JRR Tolkien is reputed to have taken his inspiration for the fabled forests of Middle Earth from Puzzlewood. 

In Puzzlewood you will find strange rock formations, secret caves and ancient trees. The geological features here are known locally as scowles. The scowles originated through the erosion of natural underground cave systems formed in limestone many millions of years ago. Uplift and erosion caused the cave system to become exposed at the surface. This was then exploited by Iron Age settlers through to Roman times for the extraction of iron ore.

Evidence of Roman occupation of the area is supported by the discovery of a hoard of over 3,000 Roman coins from the 3rd Century which were found in the scowles of Puzzlewood. Once the Romans left, nature reclaimed the old workings with moss and trees, to create the unique landscape. The historical use soon became forgotten, and the folklore of “Puzzlewood” began.

In the early 1800s, a local landowner laid down a mile of pathways which meandered through the trees and gulleys to open up this ancient forest originally for the amusement of his friends and children. In the early 1900s, Puzzlewood opened to the public. Since then it is has remained essentially unchanged with the same stunning pathways and bridges as in earlier times, but with the addition of a variety of animals and visitor facilities.

source 1, 2

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September 26 2014

lehjaa:

i.

We must resist. We must refuse
to disappear

I said, In exile
survival
is the first necessity.

After that (I say this
tentatively)
we might begin

ii.

Kill what you can’t save
what you can’t eat throw out
what you can’t throw out bury

What you can’t bury give away
what you can’t give away you must carry with you,
it is always heavier than you thought.

iii.

I will not come when you call.


Margaret Atwood

i. Roominghouse, Winter
ii. November
iii.Speeches for Dr. Frankenstein 

(Source: whyonlytwice, via fuckyeahexistentialism)


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September 23 2014

abandonedadored-by-kookisuzi:

Falling Apart by -SMR Photography- on Flickr.

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September 21 2014

mymodernmet:

Louisiana-based photographer Frank Relle captures the nighttime magic of New Orleans in his ongoing series New Orleans Nightscapes. He uses long exposures to capture the feeling of the powerful, haunting beauty throughout his hometown.

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September 16 2014

s.t.