Factober

The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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I'm really too young to go out into the world alone," he thought as he lay

I'm really too young to go out into the world alone," he thought as he lay down
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Mammy's heart was like a pallid beach where Laila's footprints would foreve

Mammy's heart was like a pallid beach where Laila's footprints would forever wash away beneath the waves of sorrow that swelled and crashed, swelled and crashed.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

some see things as they are: others as they are” (p.82) ~CXCI

some see things as they are: others as they are” (p.82) ~CXCI
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Want wisdom? Laugh at yourself.

Want wisdom? Laugh at yourself.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I uncapped the blade, flung open the door, and found myself face-to-face wi

I uncapped the blade, flung open the door, and found myself face-to-face with a black pe
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Black people can be the most conservative, the most discriminating. Especia

Black people can be the most conservative, the most discriminating. Especially among ourselves. It wasn't white people who said all black men have to wear baggy jeans.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

He was unheeded, happy, and near to the wild heart of life. He was alone an

He was unheeded, happy, and near to the wild heart of life. He was alone and young and wilful and wildhearted, alone amid a waste of wild air and brackish waters and the seaharvest of shells and tangle and veiled grey sunlight.
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People can look to me as a teacher, but I consider myself a student of hip-

People can look to me as a teacher, but I consider myself a student of hip-hop.
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Mark My Words, My Words In Other Words Are Not Just Words.

Mark My Words, My Words In Other Words Are Not Just Words.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I finally know the difference between pleasing and loving, obeying and resp

I finally know the difference between pleasing and loving, obeying and respecting. It has taken me so many years to be okay with being different, and with being this alive, this intense. (xxvi)
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

There is nothing that makes us love a man so much as praying for him.

There is nothing that makes us love a man so much as praying for him.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

How often do you ignore a dream, dismiss it as fantasy and then see echoes

How often do you ignore a dream, dismiss it as fantasy and then see echoes of the dream around you the following day? What if a dream were the forewarning of what will become your reality; if you are being told within the world of a dream what may occur i
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago