It took many years of vomiting up all the filth I’d been taught about myself, and half-believed, before I was able to walk on this earth as though I had a right to be here.

-- James Baldwin (via buddingblackflower)

http://gentlerecovery.tumblr.com/post/69434482777/it-took-many-years-of-vomiting-up-all-the-filth
http://mokishie.tumblr.com/post/16887096510

at New Brighton Park

blackmagicalgirlmisandry:

  • Israel is using flechette shells in civilian areas, flechette shells spray out thousands of tiny sharpened metal darts upon impact. These darts can tear through flesh and embed themselves in concrete.image
    image An image from the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights of…
http://blackmagicalgirlmisandry.tumblr.com/post/92442744255/for-those-of-you-who-still-think-that-both-sides-are

topclassbitchfromthefuture:

could you imagine having to pull over

http://topclassbitchfromthefuture.tumblr.com/post/92538177419
http://kissmyfashionistasbutt.tumblr.com/post/51425481008
http://trajkoska.tumblr.com/post/52620078856
There is no final, satisfying way to balance our need to be known with our need to be alone. The balance is always uncertain and provisional; it’s always a matter of dissatisfaction, give-and-take, and sacrifice…It’s up to each of us to balance the risks and rewards—to trade, in right proportion, loneliness for freedom, explicability for mystery, and the knowable for the unknown within ourselves.

-- Joshua Rothman, “Virginia Woolf’s Idea of Privacy” (via larmoyante)

http://larmoyante.com/post/92489497118/there-is-no-final-satisfying-way-to-balance-our