22 Sep 14 at 9 pm

closed my eyes and you were gone

"you wrote "don't forget" on your arm"
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17 Sep 14 at 7 pm


I love my skin!

Do you all understand how important this is? Do you? So many dark skinned girls will look at this—or have seen this and will feel, even if by a little, better about themselves. Sometimes all a kid needs is validation from someone who is just a little bit like them in some way or form (you know that word “representation”?) so they can easily believe and SEE they, too, can get to that level of whatever in their life. In this case a girl can say, “hey she’s dark like me and loves her skin. I can too!” It’s one thing for someone in their everyday life to shower them with love and assurance that they’re fine in the skin they’re in, but it’s another thing to actually bare witness to it in the media you consume. It’s not just your mom being nice to you. The world thinks you’re fine the way you are too. This is so important. They need to see women like this everywhere. They need to see themselves saying they love what society says they should hate. They NEED, TO,
SEE, THIS. It’s revolutionary to say you love what you got and didn’t ask for despite the world telling you otherwise. So bless Sesame Street, man. The Whip My Hair bit from Willow and now the loving your skin color bit with Lupita makes them a SUPER important children’s program.

(Source: arthaemisia, via ifthestoriesweretrue)


i accept high fives only on my ass

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16 Sep 14 at 7 pm
tags: writings  original 

it’s a constant tugging
we have to get used to
always meant to be
a part of each other
but always apart

15 Sep 14 at 8 pm
tags: writings  original 

i let myself be
washed by the currents
back into the
depths of the ocean
the waves carried me and helped
me to stay      


you didn’t

12 Sep 14 at 7 pm

stood under the shower for a really long time today but the hot water on my skin did nothing to the chill within

11 Sep 14 at 7 pm

(Source: jueki, via langleav)