A well-worn stairway leads to a house on Oahu’s North Shore, November 1979.Photograph by Robert Madden, National Geographic
We’re so erased. …If you’re a person of color, if you’re a woman, if you’re from a poor family, if you’re from a rural family, if you’re from a family who worked like dogs and never got any respect or a share of the profits - you know that 99 percent of your stories ain’t been told. In any fucking medium.

And yet we still have to be taught to look, and to tell our stories. …Despite the utter absence of us, it’s still an internal revolution to say wait a minute, we are not only worthy of great art, but the source of great art. Junot Diaz, in conversation with the New Yorker’s Hilton Als at The Strand, NYC 04-12-13 (via 100newfears)

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"The Sandman" by Salvador Dali.


*gets changed right in front of the window because i love to give back to the community*

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it’s really strange to think think that we’re all just background characters in other people’s lives, someone they walk past while rushing to be somewhere or bump into on their way to get coffee and these people all have their own problems and insecurities and lives and we’re not part of them. i just think about that a lot.

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Death and The Maiden by Angela Kallsen
If you are depressed, you are living in the past.
If you are anxious, you are living in the future.
If you are at peace, you are living in the present. Lao Tzu  (via stxxz)

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Hair journey

Yes LORD!!!!!

I’ve been in stage 1 and 2 so many times….i just keep going back to 1

I went from the 4th to the 1st
Everything you want is coming. Relax and let the universe pick up the timing and the way. You just need to trust that what you want is coming, and watch how fast it comes. Abraham Hicks (via impetrate)

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what I was thinking today
is that art has always been a survival tool for me
I’m USING art, I don’t think of myself as an artist before I think of myself as a person
and if what I’m making isn’t art anymore
I don’t really care
because I’m doing what I need to to survive in my own mind mark aguhar // calloutqueen // R.I.P 3/14/2012  (via cosmicspread)

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