A soul-searching young lady.

My Favorite Words

ablactate (v) - to wean

abstemious (adj) - sparing, or moderate in eating and drinking.

acquiesce (v) - submit or comply silently or without protest; consent

ad hominem (adj) - appealing to one’s prejudices, emotions, or special interests, rather than one’s intellect or reason.

cathartic (adj) - providing psychological relief through the open expressions of strong emotions. (from a song that “moves” you).

demonstrative (adj) - characterized by openly expressions one’s affectionate feelings, or emotions.

effloresce (v) - to burst into bloom; blossom.

elysian (adj) - relating to, or characteristic of heaven or paradise.

facetious (adj) - not meant to be taken seriously or literally; amusing

flippancy (adj) - frivolously disrespectful, shallow, or lacking in seriousness.

frivolous (adj) - lack of seriousness, or sense.

jovial (adj) - endowed with or characterized by a hearty, joyous humor or spirit of good-fellowship.

malady (n) - a disorder or disease of the body

nepotism (n) - patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship

ostentatious (adj) - characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others.

penultimate (n) - next to the last.

platonic (adj) - (of love, or friendship) intimate and affectionate, but not sexual.

pretentious (adj) - characterized by assumption of dignity or importance, especially when exaggerated or undeserved.

rhetoric (n) - the art or science of all specialized literary uses of language in prose or verse, including figures of speech.

sinewy (adj) - exhibiting strength and power, or vigor.

sobersided (adj) - solemn or grave in disposition, attitude, character, etc.

trepidation (n) - tremulous fear, alarm or agitation.

“We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.”

—   Kavita Ramdas

Unreal Truth.

-Prince Ea poetry

A little piece of Elyse.

"Deh Vieni, non tardar" - Mozart

- 2009, Boston Conservatory Student Concert.

“It is not the length of life, but the depth.”

—   Ralph Waldo Emerson (via observando)

(via emperorampersand)

(Source: feellng, via emperorampersand)

“That’s the problem with putting others first; you’ve taught them you come second.”

—   read that, again.  (via fridaynights-citylights)

(Source: angiellehcim, via emperorampersand)

I believe that
your soul

and
my soul

are
very

old friends.

—   Mandeq Ahmed, “Mates” (via mrsclarkkent)

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