rc. 19. second year journalism student. toronto born and bred but currently living and learning in ottawa. forever on the quest for knowledge, but it appears the more I learn the less I know.

“Do not be people without minds of your own, saying that if others treat you well you will treat them well and that if they do wrong you will do wrong. But (instead) accustom yourselves to do good if people do good and not to do wrong if they do evil.” - Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)

Ain't No Sunshine
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    The Pursuit of Happyness

    One of the most powerful movies ever.

    My mom’s favorite scene.
    My favorite movie.

    You’re gutless. It’s how you were made. And that’s not such a bad thing because your saving grace is that you’ve never lied to yourself about it. Not about that. Nothing wrong with cowardice as long as it comes with prudence. But when a coward stops remembering who he is… God help him.
    Form Follows Function
  • ARTIST: Lupe Fiasco
  • album: Food And Liquor II-The Great American Rap Album Part 1
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     And once you’re in, you’re in for life, right?

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    30 days of poetry: day 5

    old men, he said, are meant to be wise
    wept quietly in his unsteady hands
    old, frail, wrinkled with tears of pain
    "I have nothing to give to you," he said slowly
    between sobs, he wept his years away

    "I have nothing to give to you"

    that is quite untrue, old man
    I’m afraid I cannot accept that premise
    there are far too many roads untraveled
    far too many melodies I’ve yet to learn
    tears catch in graying beards, he wept

    and truthfully, Coelho let me down with theories about the universe 
    he pursed his lips, hid away his smile
    and truthfully, good omens mask away behind evil and nothing has conspired to give me what I seek
    and some days I feel weak with the weight of words far too elaborate for a child
    none of this ‘you’ll understand when you’re older’ nonsense, I reject that theory outright
    his lips curled slightly, “I thought you might,” he replied

    "you do the best with what you’ve been given," he admitted
    "some men are philosophers, authors, others are merely men
    with thoughts far too profound to voice so eloquently, words mean little to those who are wise
    I despise concepts that belittle the wisdom of children, only the pure don’t tell lies”

    and Aristotle matters more than I, surely, but happiness is not an end
    or a meaning or purpose, what we spend can help purchase
    a means towards salvation, rather than a destination
    we must all strive to arrive at something beyond the surface

    "it’s a means towards survival," he quietly submitted
    "what point is there in a life where joy has been omitted?
    it’s as though God has rewarded us gifts for enduring our burdens with such grace, none of us know for sure the next time happiness will be embraced
    I admit, to that chase I have never fully committed”

    tell me more

    "I have little to say"

    tell me something

    "who you seek to be tomorrow
    can exist today”

    tell me nothing

    "that’s all I have, anyway"

    you are wise, old man
    you are wise.


    Details, Alhambra Palace, Granada, Andalucia, Spain. | by Luciphoto


Alhambra window, Spain.


    Alhambra window, Spain.

  • ARTIST: Stromae
  • album: Racine Carrée
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Really Important Person #1195: Nas
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    Really Important Person #1195: Nas

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