— Margaret Atwood, from Circe/Mud Poems (via lifeinpoetry)
— Ephesians 5:13 (via pomeray)
“I think that the difference right now between good art and bad art is that the good artists are the people who are, in one way or another, creating, out of deep and honest concern, a vision of life in the twentieth century that is worth pursuing. And the bad artists, of whom there are many, are whining or moaning or staring, because it’s fashionable, into the dark abyss.” —John Gardner, born on this day in 1933
Taras beat several American frat boys at beer pong on July 4, despite having never heard of the game before.
This was also the day he gave us his version of our national anthem, “How Can You See By The Dawn’s Early Light?”
And when he mentioned that his country’s national anthem is “Ukraine Is Not Dead Yet.”