"A heart that's full up like a landfill"
Billie Holiday - I Thought About You
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I took a trip on the train, and I thought about you
I passed a shawdowy lane, and I thought about you

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California beauty

She’s sensitive, too. Takes to hurt the way water takes to paper
Junot Díaz, This Is How You Lose Her (via artvevo)

@ me next time junot

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aquaticwonder:

BLUE SERIES - Linnea Stephan

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Vintage 1960’s make-up tutorial

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Vintage 1960’s make-up tutorial

You know what’s the worst thing about somebody breaking up with you? It’s when you remember how little you thought about the people you broke up with and you realize that is how little they’re thinking of you. You know, you’d like to think you’re both in all this pain but they’re just like “Hey, I’m glad you’re gone”.

She has a mouth like unswept glass—-when you least expect it she cuts you.
Junot Diaz, “Otravida, Otravez (via luciaferr)
Stevie Nicks - Edge Of Seventeen
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Academics have developed complicated theories and obscure jargon in an effort to describe what is now referred to as structural racism, yet the concept is fairly straightforward. One theorist, Iris Marion Young, relying on a famous “birdcage” metaphor, explains it this way: If one thinks about racism by examining only one wire of the cage, or one form of disadvantage, it is difficult to understand how and why the bird is trapped. Only a large number of wires arranged in a specific way, and connected with one another, serve to enclose the bird and ensure it cannot escape.

What is particularly important to keep in mind is that any given wire of the cage may or may not be specifically developed for the purpose of trapping the bird, yet it still operates (together with other wires) to restrict its freedom.

Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow (via staininyourbrain)
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