You are terrifying and strange and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love.
— Warsan Shire
I have found that battling despair does not mean closing my eyes to the enormity of the tasks of effecting change, nor ignoring the strength and the barbarity of the forced aligned against us.
— Audre Lorde, The Cancer Journals (via riseabovethemadness)
I think it is good to have an out,” such as a part-time job, says photojournalist Michael Christopher Brown. “This also allows one to spend more time and energy taking pictures of things they are genuinely interested in or passionate about, as opposed to being a professional photographer, which is time consuming and draining on one’s creativity.
It’s beautiful when you find someone that is in love with your mind. Someone that wants to undress your conscience and make love to your thoughts. Someone that wants to watch you slowly take down all the walls you’ve built up around your mind and let them inside.
— (via allgoodthingsarewildandfreex)