“Two of my favorite things? Um, hamburgers and Abbi.”
Virginia Woolf, in her essay Thoughts on Peace in an Air Raid, dated 15 May 1940. (via elucipher)
art students before a final is due
Colorlines: ”Add the name Noor Inayat Khan to the honor roll of women who fought against Nazi Germany. A new docudrama, “Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story,” dramatizes the real-life story of Khan, a young Muslim of Indian and American heritage who was the first female radio operator sent by the British into Nazi-occupied France. Khan’s decision to join the war effort is all the more intriguing given that she was raised in a pacifist Sufi household.
Later captured and executed at Dachau, Khan was posthumously awarded the George Cross—the UK’s equivalent of the U.S. Medal of Freedom.”
I am so excited to hear her that her story is being brought to life for a wider audience!
The King’s children are marked. They became his angels.
teachingliteracy: “conflictingheart: George Ferrandi it felt like i knew you…, 2012 - ongoing I ride the NYC subway trains, usually in the evening when the seats are full. I focus on the shape of the…
I reblogged this post last night. This morning, Anne sends me 15 gchats in a row: She’s IN THIS PHOTOSET, half-obscured. I didn’t even notice the first time around.
it felt like i knew you…, 2012 - ongoingI ride the NYC subway trains, usually in the evening when the seats are full. I focus on the shape of the space between the person sitting next to me and myself. I attempt to mentally and emotionally re-sculpt that space. In my mind, I reshape it- from the stiff and guarded space between strangers to the soft and yielding space between friends. I direct all my energy to this space between us. When the space palpably changes, and I completely feel like the stranger sitting next to me is my friend, I rest my head on that person’s shoulder…