Somewhere out there someone like me is on the verge of throwing their chromebook out the window.
Powerwash is not an option Google!!
You’re binge-watching Orange is the New Black Season 2! Thanks for tuning in only on Netflix. Share this one proudly. It’s from our friends at Netflix.
The still explosions on the rocks,
the lichens, grow
by spreading, gray, concentric shocks.
They have arranged
to meet the rings around the moon, although
within our memories they have not changed.
And since the heavens will attend
as long on us,
you’ve been, dear friend,
precipitate and pragmitical;
and look what happens, For Time is
nothing if not amenable.
The shooting stars in your black hair
in bright formation
are flocking where,
so straight, so soon?
—Come, let me wash it in this big tin basin,
battered and shiny like the moon.
This is a great TED Talk by Chimamanda Adichie.
An excellent TED Talk by Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie who speaks so eloquently about the danger of a single narrative. Our lives, our cultures, she says, are composed of many overlapping stories. If we don’t allow for the multiplicity of voices and narratives of a land and a people, then we risk something greater: understanding others, and ourselves.