I can’t have inebriated people hug me anymore I feel all their emotions Everything they are trying to hide Comes out of their aura Into my nervous system and it shakes me It fucking cripples me emotionally so bad I can’t callously hook up and forget It’s unfair every time And I can’t live…
Months of emotional abuse and gaslighting. Sexual assault. Hundreds of dollars owed to me of which I will likely never see a dime. Bringing up my eating disorder in a public post/attempt to clear his name/attempt to discredit/shame me?
I don’t want to be associated with him. I haven’t wanted to…
there’s been a bunch of bad stuff coming to light about abusive and creepy behavior from janey smith, who some of you may know from the online lit scene, he edits plain wrap press and hosts readings in san francisco. here is a facebook post by ian aleksander adams that discusses it, altho the information is scattered among different posts and some of them are deleted now. anyway i want to show support to brave ppl like alexandra for sharing their experiences in order to help protect others in the community from abuse. also alexandra is a cool poet and if u dont know her work u should check it out
todays sunset , i saw it from the window inside, and it seemed like just a soft cloudless gradient in the west, kinda subtle and nothing particulalry eye catching. then i walked outside and over to the river, and it was actually amazing, there were some pink clouds lit up on the opposite end of the sky, and also there was a half moon, and all of this reflecting on the water it was a good surprise . from within the house i wouldve judged this sunset to be un-remarkable but it was actually very good. here is an instagram video i took of the scene
it was overcast this evening and i was not expecting a visible sunset at all but as it got closer to that time, i did notice an orange tint to the greyness in the west of the sky, and that seemd rly cool to me, because i hadnt rly considered much that “overcast” actualy kind of happens on a sliding scale.. so maybe it was 70% or 80% overcast, enough for some orange to show
“You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.”—Angela Davis - from a lecture delivered at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. February 13th, 2014. (via ninjaruski)
Even at the age of 10 this boy recognizes that wearing a hoodie and being black is enough to make his brother an extremely likely target. These are the concerns of black children in the U.S, these are their fears and this is the reality they face.
“The term “tear gas” is a misnomer. For one thing, “tear gas” seems to imply something innocuous— you would think it’s just a chemical that makes you tear up. In fact, tear gas is a dangerous, potentially lethal chemical agent which is outlawed under the Chemical Weapons Convention for use during wartime. As the Omega Research Foundation argues: “Less-lethal weapons are presented as more acceptable alternatives to guns. But these weapons augment rather than replace the more lethal weapons. Euphemistic labels are used to create the impression that these weapons represent soft and gentle forms of control. CS is never referred to by the authorities as vomit gas, in spite of its capacity to cause violent retching.” NGO Physicians for Human Rights believes that “ ‘tear gas’ is a misnomer for a group of poisonous gases which, far from being innocuous, have serious acute and longer-term adverse effects on the health of significant numbers of those exposed.””—What is tear gas? —Facing Tear Gas (via funeral)
“Bullshit. The point of using someone’s preferred pronouns is to demonstrate that you respect their identity and want them to feel safe around you. If you think grammatical correctness is more important than making other people feel accepted and safe, then you are an asshole.”—From Anagnori's “A Non-Binary Person’s Guide to Invented Pronouns” (via lottelodge)