Cristopher Gibson - “Alonzo”
"Healing is not the ability to accept that someone is gone. It is being so moved by them, you cannot help but go forward."
Performing at the November 2013 Soap Boxing Poetry Slam in Saint Paul.
a red panda eating sushi.
And this is the gif that finally killed me
"It’s for my Queer and Feminist Comparative Literature Theory class."
“Let me write that down…”
“I took it more for the teacher than the class. My school was all-male until the sixties, and she was one of the first teachers at the women’s college. She’s really respected.”
“So what’s one important thing she’s taught you?”
“… about how it’s important for feminists to evaluate everyday occurrences. How even routine personal interactions are political. Everything is significant, and even little things have meaning.”
“Is it possible to see too much meaning in little things?”
“Well, there does seem to be some people who go around looking for things to be angry about. But if the alternative is to be desensitized to how small things affect us, I think it’s better to be overly sensitive.”
(Source: rockthatbikini, via green-machine2lean)
Thressa Johnson - “Dear Scotty”
"If boys were born one thing and girls another, we wouldn’t have to police them with pink and blue crayons."
Performing at the 2013 Great Plains Poetry Pile up.
The only way I know how to deal with emotions is to buy shoes. I have a lot of shoes.
(Source: kholendx78, via liizzza)