"I've written pages upon pages trying to rid you from my bones."
August 20th
00:02
Via
"

It’s okay to be soft when the rest of the world is rough. It’s okay that you’re easily upset. It’s okay that you get hurt easily. It’s not a bad thing that you feel so much.

It’s okay that your hands shake.

It’s okay that you like dirty mirrors and blurry pictures better than crisp images of yourself because you’re so used to being a ghost. It’s okay to not feel real sometimes.

You don’t have to be pretty when you cry. It’s okay that your mind plays tricks on you so often that you have no idea what you actually look like.

Remind yourself that it is okay to disconnect. It’s okay to take time to recharge.

It’s okay to be alone. It’s okay to be lonely and to be vulnerable.

It’s okay to hate yourself but only if you remind yourself that it is not permanent. It’s okay to be sad as long as you remind yourself that it is not permanent.

As long as you are alive, you are growing, changing. I think the world is changing as much as I am because the trees outside my window don’t look the same as they did yesterday. I don’t think I will ever be the same person I was when I was at my worst.

Know that honesty is the easiest way to heal.

So maybe you don’t hate who you are now. You hate who you were yesterday. Your mind hasn’t caught up with your soul.

Promise me, promise me you’ll remind yourself that it’s okay to be yourself tomorrow.

"
August 19th
19:25
Via

kropotkindersurprise:

Two ways of dealing with tear gas grenades from comrades in Turkey: Either submerge them in water. Make sure you can close off the container cause the gas will still spread for a while. Or throw them in the fire so the gas burns off before it can spread.

August 17th
23:47
Via
postracialcomments:

THINK REAL HARD ON THIS
LET THIS SINK IN

postracialcomments:

THINK REAL HARD ON THIS

LET THIS SINK IN

kingjaffejoffer:

Remember this when you read reports of people ‘looting’ McDonalds tomorrow

kingjaffejoffer:

Remember this when you read reports of people ‘looting’ McDonalds tomorrow

Ten Things White People Can Do About Ferguson Besides Tweet

onlyblackgirl:

For white people wanting to know what they can do to help.

2damnfeisty:

rozhanitsa:

2damnfeisty:

Nobody gives the black girl mob credit for being smart as fuck. They clown but at the end of the day they are really intelligent.

And it’s not subtle at all.
Taystee is a math prodigy in addition to being well-read, Poussey is multilingual, Cindy just knows shit, Suzanne studies Shakespeare, Watson was a good student in addition to being a track star, Vee is basically an evil genius. Piper often learns the most from them; they taught her how to fight and helped translate Pennsatucky’s biblical threat.
The show flat out acknowledges the (academic) intelligence of the black inmates time and time again, but the audience collectively ignores it.

ALL OF THIS

"Do not equate being single with being alone. I was thinking about this recently because of the phrase ‘just friends’ and ‘more than friends.’ That phrase implies that like, being ‘just friends’ with someone is somehow less than being in a romantic relationship with them - that like, friendship is a continuum that ends with sex. Which is an extremely weird thing to think and say, but it’s so built into our language that we don’t even think about how incredibly strange it is."
—  

- John Green

*and how incredibly dangerous it is

(via candidlycara)

August 16th
23:32
"A part of me wants you
in the most innocent way possible:
taking off your shoes in my bedroom
climbing under the sheets and watching
whatever’s in my Netflix queue
barely even touching
talking about our days until we
fall asleep with our
clothes still on.

But another, hungrier part of me
wants you unbuttoning your shirt
before you’re completely through my door
falling onto my bed
your fingers not moving fast enough
to take off my clothes
your mouth twitching as you
shake out my name."
—  Safe To Say A Lot’s Going Through My Head When I Think About You | Lora Mathis (via orangeiguanas4)