I cannot go to school today
By Shel Silverstein “I cannot go to school today” Said little Peggy Ann McKay. “I have the measles and the mumps, A gash, a rash and purple bumps. My mouth is wet, my throat is dry. I’m going blind in my right eye. My tonsils are as big as rocks, I’ve counted sixteen chicken pox. And there’s one more - that’s seventeen, And don’t you think my face looks green? My leg is cut, my eyes are blue,...
Music is a total constant. That’s why we have such a strong visceral connection...– Sarah Dessen, Just Listen (via wordpainting) Amazzzzzzziing Book (:
[The public school system is] usually a twelve year sentence of mind control....– Walter Karp (via teachingliteracy) (via booklover) (via wordpainting)
When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand...– J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan (via wordpainting)
Taken for Granted.
So this is my theme for my art studio piece, and it’s been on my mind alot lately anyway. It just really erks me the way people take so much for granted. I could generalize it to “my generation” but that’s not true. And it’s not just the big things that matter. When you compare all that we have now with all that past generations have had, we have so much - all at our...