• "Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine." Wild Geese Mary Oliver
  • "i found god in myself/& i loved her/ i loved her fiercely" For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf Ntozake Shange
  • "When God demanded light,/ he didn't banish darkness." Why Are Your Poems So Dark? Linda Pastan
  • "You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time." Angela Davis
  • "There was a star riding through clouds one night, and I said to the star, 'consume me'." The Waves Virginia Woolf
  • "We must have/ the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless/ furnace of this world." A Brief for the Defense Jack Gilbert
  • "Gods always behave like the people who make them." Tell My Horse Zora Neale Hurston
  • "May those who accept their fate be granted happiness. May those who defy it be granted glory." Princess Tutu
  • "People think pleasing God is all God care about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back." The Color Purple Alice Walker
  • "I...can still marvel at how the dog runs straight/ toward the pickup trucks break-necking down/ the road, because she thinks she loves them,/ because she's sure, without a doubt, that the loud/ roaring thing will love her back..." The Leash Ada Limon
  • "Whisper a dangerous secret to someone you love. Now they have the power to destroy you, but they won't. This is what love is." Welcome to Nightvale
  • "...maybe love is a mosquito net between the fear of living and the fear of death." The Last Interview Francis Bacon
jul 20 2016 ∞
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