No matter how hard I try to have an upbeat attitude and enjoy life to it’s fullest, I can’t seem to make that feeling last for more than a few days. Maybe it’s just me being young and not understanding life yet. Any advice?
Maybe you were raised on public radio or maybe you found it later in life. For me, growing up in a house with one small TV that got turned off right after Mr. Rogers but a radio in every room, public radio was as regular a part of life as breakfast or time-out. But whether you were indoctrinated…
Oh my Christ I love Rookie too fucking much. If Rookie had existed when I was in high school I probably would not have wanted to kill myself. Or wanted to a lot less.
"Go Forth Feminist Warriors" ft. ALL OF MY FAVORITES: Tegan and Sara, Kimya Dawson, Thao Nguyen, Kate Nash, Tavi, Aimee Mann Suzy X, Katy Davidson Psalm One, and Carrie Brownstein lays down a pizza freestyle.
“I do not mean to make the “eat your vegetables because there are starving children in India” argument. But, also, c’mon. While many of the world’s poets are deeply preoccupied with war and hierarchy, with exploitation and power, there is a pervasive sinisterlessness in American poetry. There is hash and rehash of the quotidian, an alarmlessness, a niche of the nada. Deftness has become a substitute for compassion. Style a stand in for thinking and feeling. Self-destructive forms are now glorified over measured insight.”— David Biespiel’s Poetry Wire: Something More Than Style (via therumpus)