Attn. Amateur and Pro Photographers

A photo you’ve snapped might be worth $15, 000.

Submit it to The Weather Channel 2016 Photo Contest.

Hurry. The Contest Submission Period ends on August 1, 2016 at 11:59 AM ET.

Good luck.

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“I’m not afraid of anything.”

“I’m not afraid of anything. To be afraid a person has either to be a coward or very great and big. I am neither.

— Zelda Fitzgerald’s letters to her husband.

 

Image via The Paris Review.

 

 

“yet none knows well…”

Sonnet #129

The expense of spirit in a waste of shame
Is lust in action; and till action, lust
Is perjured, murderous, bloody, full of blame,
Savage, extreme, rude, cruel, not to trust,
Enjoy’d no sooner but despised straight,
Past reason hunted, and no sooner had
Past reason hated, as a swallow’d bait
On purpose laid to make the taker mad;
Mad in pursuit and in possession so;
Had, having, and in quest to have, extreme;
A bliss in proof, and proved, a very woe;
Before, a joy proposed; behind, a dream.
All this the world well knows; yet none knows well
To shun the heaven that leads men to this hell.