Do not chase people. Be you and do your own thing and work hard. The right people who belong in your life will come to you, and stay.
- Wu Tang Clan (one of my favorite quotes ever)
(Source: larmoyante, via revolutionizethesoul)
You won’t allow me to go to school.
I won’t become a doctor.
One day you will be sick.
Poem written by an 11 year old Afghan girl
This poem was recorded in a NYT magazine article about female underground poetry groups in Afghanistan. An amazing article about the ways in which women are using a traditional two line poetry form to express their resistance to male oppression, their feelings about love (considered blasphemous).
Here’s the link
(Source: katyuno, via revolutionizethesoul)
America was built on two monumental crimes: the genocide of the Native American and the enslavement of the African American. The tendency of official America is to memorialize other peoples’ crimes and to forget its own - to seek a high moral ground as a pretext to ignore real issues.
I have never seen such perfect sentences.