Quote of the Day – July 23, 2019

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I want to be the last girl in the world with a story like mine.”

Nadia Murad, The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State

Quote of the Day – May 8, 2019

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“It sometimes entered Mr. Pontellier’s mind to wonder if his wife were not growing a little unbalanced mentally. He could see plainly that she was not herself. That is, he could not see that she was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world.”
Kate Chopin, The Awakening

Poem of the Week: Spring by Edna St. Vincent Millay

To what purpose, April, do you return again?

Beauty is not enough.

You can no longer quiet me with the redness

Of little leaves opening stickily.

I know what I know. Continue reading “Poem of the Week: Spring by Edna St. Vincent Millay”