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5/60, or 1/12

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"It was the egg rolls, not the ecstasy."

— A gym teacher.

Tags: eb&d
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"…anything should be considered a victory against the blank page."

Lish McBride, author of the forthcoming novel Firebug (read the opening chapters here!)

(Source: inthegardenofeva.com, via fwriction)

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4/60

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Chomping at the bit

to explode in righteous anger
(an occurrence rarer than
the World Cup) at my landlord;

when it’s finished, I feel how
I imagine women too often feel
after sex with a man:

he said most everything I
wanted to hear, but it’s over
far too quickly & I am infuriatingly
unsatisfied.

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To the park for a little relaxing before seeing Chef @ #nitehawkcinema.

To the park for a little relaxing before seeing Chef @ #nitehawkcinema.

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A fox on the waterfront.

A fox on the waterfront.

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3/60

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View from the Williamsburg bridge. #nofilter

View from the Williamsburg bridge. #nofilter

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beautyaswesleep:

all of us, humans and fingertips

making prints on granite countertops

inside boxes made from trees with rings

on top of dead stuff punched to soil

on top of rocky bony stuff called mountains

a shell with goopy melted stone inside

hurling in the dark/ becoming the…

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newyorker:

You: sitting next to your backpack on the Brooklyn-bound L train last night.

Me: super tired, holding onto the rail, standing up.

I asked you to move your backpack so I could sit down. You said you were getting off in “only one more stop.” I just nodded and looked away. I don’t know if you…

(Source: newyorker.com)

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As someone who bikes a fair amount

in New York City, I’d like to see people hailing cabs in the bike lane more into the idea of getting a high five as I cruise past.

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"I got so much heroin it ain’t even funny."

— Guy walking past my window.

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Currently Reading: It’s Downton Abbey with time travel. It’s amazing.

Currently Reading: It’s Downton Abbey with time travel. It’s amazing.

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"The outrage that has emerged since the tape of Sterling’s remarks was first made public seems to betray a kind of willful collective naïveté. Our public shock suggests a belief that the views expressed by Sterling are out of the ordinary—despite the evidence indicating otherwise, despite the visible disparities between races in every meaningful statistic, despite the protestations of those who are subjected to the dictates of race in this country."

Jelani Cobb on Donald Sterling’s race problem—and ours: http://nyr.kr/1o0vbWB

(via newyorker)

(Source: newyorker.com, via newyorker)