I think the soul must love the fleshRuth L. Schwartz, Late Summer (via human-voices)
like we love fireworks,
for brief extravagance,
for lighting up the sky
with their disappearing.
If at any point over the coming days, weeks, and months to come, you find yourself confused as to how to navigate the thicket of pictures of Nelson Mandela coming at you in every country in the world, bear in mind this salient fact of history: it was once illegal in South Africa to have a picture of Nelson Mandela in your home.Evan Fleischer | Esquire (via kateoplis)