only i will remain

mel. she/her. you'll mostly find fiction analysis, gaming, books, art & writing tips, morbid humor, and pretentious artsy stuff here.

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what i hope to be remembered for
I am not Mike Brown. I am white. I am middle class. I am female. I am small. I am not considered a threat. When police see me they see someone who looks like them. They see their mothers, their daughters, their sisters, themselves. I am not at risk of being shot by police for existing while black. I am not at risk of being shot while unarmed. I am not at risk of being shot while armed with nothing more than a BB gun. I am not at risk of being shot for reaching for my wallet. I am privileged.
But I am outraged. And if you aren’t outraged, then you aren’t paying attention. This is America in 2014. This is our reality. It’s so easy to get jaded and to ignore these atrocities, to act like this doesn’t affect us. It’s so easy to get apathetic. In the past it was the youth who protested. Where is the rage of the youth? Where is our rage?
Like I said, I am not Mike Brown. But I am outraged.
You don’t test a gentle person the way that you don’t steep tea for too long. Submerge me and I will imbue, and what was sweet will be bitter. I will be strong on your tongue and unpleasant to the taste, and you’ll regret drowning me in your guile.

My gentleness is not for your taking.

Artist: Elliot Offner (American)Title: Wild BoarDate: 1974Medium: Woodcut print on cream colored paperSize: 11 x 14.5”Source: Five Smith College Museum of Art


Artist: Elliot Offner (American)
Title: Wild Boar
Date: 1974
Medium: Woodcut print on cream colored paper
Size: 11 x 14.5”
Source: Five Smith College Museum of Art


Say what you want about the prequels, but damn


Pirate’s epic crit-botch line.


"Damn, these are some dry-ass sandwiches."

-Warrior/Pirate in response to his crit-botched perception check in a library.


haha! have fun at highschool today NERDS. i’m gonna be doing cool ADULT stuff like sleeping WHENEVER i want and CRYING 


Still one of my favorite videos about Myst. The wonder, frustration and realization are, I think, something most people who have played and enjoyed the games remember and can empathize with.



Stars will burn through any mists, 
And the ladies’ eyes, through rains of fate, 
Still beamed upon the bloody lists 
And lit the joust of Love and Hate.
— The Tournament: Joust II., by Sidney Lanier.

I’m no equestrian, and horses are best admired at a distance beyond which they can stomp, bite or kick - but that dapple-grey in pics 1 and 3 is a beauty, a real hero-horse, and I suspect is well aware of the fact.

Who are you getting your Ferguson information from? I'm having problems verifying what's actually happening!
asked by Anonymous



That’s actually what’s taking me so long to update some of my posts; not only is the information surfacing slowly about his case specifically, but I make sure to cross reference at least three sources because some people are just blatantly lying to stir shit up.

Also live feeds keep going down and new ones pop back up but I know some of you are sensitive to video, so

Here’s a list of some twitter handles:

Journalists (All of these are either on the ground in Ferguson as I type this or actively covering events in Ferguson, both Brown’s case and the rallies):


Instagram Accounts: (TW: Some of these accounts feature graphic video or images of Ferguson events)

Tumblr Accounts:

I’m sure I forgot a bunch but here’s a start. I’ll update it periodically and reblog. Some of it is compilations from a bunch of sources, some is original content. Disclaimer: I’m not vouching for any other content on any of these blogs/twitters/instagrams or any that may be posted after this list but as of right now, the information regarding Ferguson and discussions taking place about the rallies/police and Mike Brown’s death seems accurate.

if you want to be included on any of these lists, shoot me a message with your web-address and I’ll check it out

You will find everything I’ve posted under tagged/ferguson, tagged/police-brutality or tagged/michael-brown

updated and combined.