Alightment

تااج ماھال

تااج ماھال

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slaughterhouse90210:

“Their faith in him is at once touching and alarming — their trust that they are safe simply because he’s with them, as if an adult presence warded of all possible threat, emanated an unbreachable forcefield.” ― Paul Murray, Skippy Dies

slaughterhouse90210:

“Their faith in him is at once touching and alarming — their trust that they are safe simply because he’s with them, as if an adult presence warded of all possible threat, emanated an unbreachable forcefield.”
― Paul Murray, Skippy Dies

Awaara Hoon

"No silence / exists / that / is not / pregnant / with / sound."

— John Cage (via marquis-in-spades-at)

"Water Me," FKA twigs

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The Summer Ends

rabbit-light:

The summer ends, and it is time
To face another way. Our theme
Reversed, we harvest the last row
To store against the cold, undo
The garden that will be undone.
We grieve under the weakened sun
To see all earth’s green fountains dried,
And fallen all the works of light.
You do not speak, and I…

(Source: writersalmanac.publicradio.org)

ranianam:

Ghalib.
calligraphy by Pakistani Artist Zahid Mayo (recent NCA graduate)

ranianam:

Ghalib.

calligraphy by Pakistani Artist Zahid Mayo (recent NCA graduate)

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From “The Next Tango With Paris,” Ta-Nehisi Coates

School never ends for the hard student. She is primarily concerned with her curiosities, not the benchmarks of others.

My expectations for French are derived from my experience. I expect to suck for awhile. Then I expect to slowly get better. The point is neither mastery, nor fluency. The point is hard study—the repeated application of a principle until the eyes and ears bleed a little. And then all of that again. In my time as a hard student, I have found that it is much better to focus on process, than outcomes. The question isn’t “When will I master the subjunctive?” It’s “Did I put in my hour of study today?” 

I’ve gone back to some classics—English Grammar For Speakers of French. I’ve gone back to some non-classics—X-Men: Second Coming en Français. I’m going to have three hour long conversations a week. And I am going to do this because I like doing it. I like the study and discovery. Fluency—to the extent it exists—is not really up to any conscious part of me.

On y va mes amis.

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