“What are you doing on this side of the dark?
You chose that side, and those you left
feel your image across their sleeping lids
as a blinding atomic blast…”—An excerpt from Mary Karr's poem "Face Down," in this week’s issue. (via newyorker)
if you see someone saying “black people’s lives matter” and your reaction is “everyone matters” “why not all people” unfollow me like there is no way people are genuinely this dense it is so easy to understand why those comments are completely inappropriate especially in the fucking context of current events what the fuck is wrong with you people
In Scotland, folk songs serve as memories, of places and the dead who once inhabited them. Exploring the theme of change, When The Song Dies seeks to bring the audience under the captive spell of the old ways.
Featuring the beautiful scenery of the Scottish Isles with tales of folklore and superstition, this short film captures the way in which local folk belief lives on in the hearts and voices of the people and relates to anyone who follows the old traditions that are so close to dying out.