Speaks volumes! (Taken with Instagram)
but the boys who are looking for the sad girls always find me. i’m not a girl anymore and i’m not sad anymore, if you want me to be a tragic backdrop so that you can appear to be illuminated, so that people can say ‘wow, isn’t he so terribly brave to love a girl who is so…
i pressed the spring violets you gave me
last April between pages of King James,
and i still smell you in scripture.
i didn’t miss you until now.
‘twixt Leviticus, we bled blue and pink,
together, staining the Word, together,
breaking sacred rules carved in granite,
Do not fight against pain; do not fight against irritation or jealousy. Embrace them with great tenderness, as though you were embracing a little baby. Your anger is yourself, and you should not be violent toward it. The same thing goes for all your emotions.
Ryan Leslie is that dude. Watch a music genius at work.
Two slam poets with Brave New Voices deliver this fearless indictment of hipster cultural appropriation and all its collateral damage.
If you watch anything today please let it be this
Holy shit this is so fucking good.