"…Poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for. To quote from Whitman, ‘O me! O life!… of the questions of these recurring; of the endless trains of the faithless… of cities filled with the foolish; what good amid these, O me, O life?’ Answer. That you are here - that life exists, and identity; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. That the powerful play *goes on* and you may contribute a verse. What will your verse be?”
It’s a terrible tragedy that Robin Williams could no longer see the good amid life, the poetry and beauty that he spoke so profoundly of in Dead Poets Society…but at least he contributed one hell of a verse. RIP, captain. You will be missed.
Literary Fun Fact of the Day: I thought I knew all things Salinger, but apparently I was wrong, because I did not know that while serving in WWII, J D SALINGER HAD A MUSTACHE. SEE FOR YOURSELVES. LET YOUR EYES BE AMAZED.
So there’s this girl who was in my class this week. 8 years old, named Bella. Yesterday she was absent, and this was because she was visiting her father on set. Because her father is Mark Ruffalo.
I spent a week supervising Mark Ruffalo’s daughter and didn’t know until the last day of class.
Imagine if mark Ruffalo saw this on tumblr…
What do you mean ‘imagine’? He probably already did