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Christine 15

@tuneofspeech
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About

Location

Boston, MA – United States

I am...

an agnostic Gemini. I am incredibly intellectually curious, yet find it extremely difficult to get the time to truly explore all of my interests. I was born in the wrong end of the century and I want to learn ballet. I am studying the Russian language as an undergraduate student, double-minoring in English and classical civilization. I wish I could travel the world …

Quotes

Sometimes I feel sometimes
the Muse is leaving, the Muse is leaving America.

~ “Upstate,” Derek Walcott

We heard nothing when the world changed.

~ “What the Dog Perhaps Hears,” Lisel Muller

The bit and pieces of yesterday
are piling up

~ “What Rushes By Us,” Patricia Goedicke

You in others – this is your soul. This is what you are. This is what your consciousness has breathed and lived on and enjoyed throughout your life – your soul, your immortality, your life in others. … You have always been in others and you will remain in others.

~ Yurii Zhivago, from Boris Pasternak’s novel “Doktor Zhivago”

I have been like you
filled with worry, worry – then relief.
You know the wind is sky moving. It happens all the time.

~ “You Think This Happened Only Once and Long Ago” by Marie Howe

Be that fairytale you’ve dreamed up,
so sickeningly familiar to everyone.

~ “Requiem” by Akhmatova

Books

Fyodor Dostoevsky, Mikhail Bulgakov, Nikolai Gogol, Andrey Bely, Anton Chekhov, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Anna Akhmatova, Joseph Heller, Toni Morrison, Neil Gaiman, Richard Brautigan, Neal Stephenson

Music

Inara George, The Bird and the Bee, The XX, Tony Lee Thomas, J Mascis, Entrain, Niki and the Dove, Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Sublime, Bob Marley

Film & TV

La fille sur le pont, Mary and Max, Ballad of a Soldier, Commisar, Aelita, Repo! the Genetic Opera, Amelie, Cold Souls, Ink, Stranger than Fiction, The Science of Sleep, Star Trek (2009), Pushing Daisies, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Being Human (U.K.), Monk, Lost, Warehouse 13, 30 Rock, The Simpsons, Family Guy, Lie to Me, Community, Psych