orlansky
To understand art is to kill art. It was not made to be understood, it does not exist to be understood. Do you understand love? Do you understand the sky? To feel art - to feel it break your heart and make you unreasonably happy, to feel its hope despite its hopelessness, to feel its anger and destructiveness - this is art. Let it take you over and let it overwhelm you. Let it hurt you. Let it change you. Let it stab you in the chest and make you bleed, let it make you high and bring you down. Let it make you want to change the world, and let it tell you that you can’t. Let it make you feel, let it make you feel, let it make you feel.
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teachingliteracy

What you should read:

  • This is very important to keep in mind, especially if you want to enjoy your reading experience.
  • 1: You should read Anything.
  • 2: Whatever you like.
  • 3: There are no rules.
  • 4: There is no age limit.
  • 5: You can read whatever the hell you want.
  • 6: I'm not going to tell you what you SHOULD be reading.
  • 7: Because that's up to you.
  • 8: Pick up ANY BOOK
  • 9: And please,
  • 10: Enjoy the hell out of it! (Or dislike it, it's all up to you!)