keitawheats asked: I often hear other writers say that its strange that people who love to write don't read more. Do you read often? What are some of your favorite books, and how have they inspired your writing?
lifeisbetterincolour asked: What's the most annoying question you ever get and why??
chink4short asked: Hey, so I'm attempting to compile a reading list for the remainder of the summer. But I would like to read books that might change my perception of things and way of thought as well as books that concern anything relating to philosophy. Could help me out perhaps with a list (as extensive as you prefer) of works you've read that might be of interest?
Whoever thinks he understands divine scripture or any part of it, but whose...– St. Augustine
Warsan Shire’s verse is like a light to hitch a rope to and pull one’s self out...– Howitzer Literary Society. http://howitzerliterarysociety.tumblr.com (via warsanshire)
There is much to be said about what the sincere, unchained love of someone will do to your everyday life.
hashtagoutloud asked: Hey there, I'm inclined to begin by saying that you're by far one of the most well-rounded wordsmiths of this generation, and you inspire me never to give up writing. Now questions: First, I was wondering if you've ever read the poem "Time with Stevie Wonder in It" by Christopher Gilbert. It just seemed like something you'd really appreciate, so if you haven't...
muzicismyart asked: Do you have any shows in Phoenix, AZ.
denyandfollow asked: What are your thoughts on process theology?
By art is created that great Leviathan, called a Commonwealth or State—(in...– Opening sentence of Hobbes’ Leviathan.
1creativesoul asked: How did you develop your spoken word style/flow?
lightsandsparks asked: Has anyone ever written a poem for you?
dontecollinsthepoet asked: Do you ever feel as if your ink has ran dry, if so...how do you get it back flowing.
creativekarma504 asked: If you could be anything in the world besides a poet what would you be?
warsanshire: i wear my loneliness like a taffeta dress riding up my thigh and you cannot help but want me. you think it’s cruel how i break your heart, to write a poem. i think it’s alchemy.
i am a lover without a lover. i am lovely and lonely and i belong deeply to...– warsan shire (via warsanshire)
Today, I told my best friend all about my fear of writing prose. About the ideas I keep tucked away to myself, for fear that they won’t come out smooth, luminous, like so much gypsum after the rain. Without fail, I want to jot down something every day. Recently, my mind has been on the Frank Ocean essay I promised myself months ago. There was just this point where I was listening to...
When you’re happy, you enjoy the music. But, when you’re sad, you understand the...– Frank Ocean (via kudder)
i hate when someone is pretty and also funny like stop that you only get one