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I think it’s important to recognize how much of a mental mindfuck it’s been for our parents and grandparents, who spent their whole lives being told to conform closely as possible to English-speaking whiteness if they had any hope at all of transcending marginalization and poverty, suddenly see…
I love unmade beds. I love when people are drunk and crying and cannot be anything but honest in that moment. I love the look in people’s eyes when they realize they’re in love. I love the way people look when they first wake up and they’ve forgotten their surroundings. I love the gasp people take when their favorite character dies. I love when people close their eyes and drift to somewhere in the clouds. I fall in love with people and their honest moments all the time. I fall in love with their breakdowns and their smeared makeup and their daydreams. Honesty is just too beautiful to ever put into words. — (via omniumbruten)
(Source: freckledhips, via onegirlnocup)
My mother has told me once and for all the useful parts. She will add nothing unless powered by necessity, a riverbank that guides her life. She plants vegetable gardens rather than lawns; she carries the odd-shaped tomatoes home from the field and eats food left for the gods. — Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston
a gift from my mom!
Why am I as I am? To understand that of any person, his whole life, from birth must be reviewed. All of our experiences fuse into our personality. Everything that ever happened to us is an ingredient. — Malcom X (Autobiography as told to Alex Haley)
More often than not
I feel terribly alone
A victim of my own uniqueness
or others’ inability to relate
I don’t trust people who don’t trust cats.