All in the world recognize the beautiful as beautiful.
Herein lies ugliness.
All recognize the good as good.
Herein lies evil.
Being and non-being produce each other.
Difficulty and ease bring about each other.
Long and short delimit each other.
High and low rest on each other.
Sound and voice harmonize each other.
Front and back follow each other.
Fuck it, kick my kicks off and took off my jacket Roll my jeans up, beat up and my headphones blastin’ Blazed some weed up and started laughin’ While I’m splashin’ in puddles like Mothafuck a struggle we dancin’ in the rain
This year, in addition to being grateful for all the successes and joys I’ve been fortunate enough to have, I’m grateful for the mistakes. For the moments of BS and WTF’s and ‘I can’t believe this is happening’. For the questions of ‘How can I make it through this?’ and ‘Why do things have to change for the worse?’. For the heartbreaks and the let downs. It’s the seemingly negative things that let you find out the most about yourself, so I’m grateful for every last one of them.
“I’m not fascinated by people who smile all the time. What I find interesting is the way people look when they are lost in thought, when their face becomes angry or serious, when they bite their lip, the way they glance, the way they look down when they walk, when they are alone and smoking a cigarette, when they smirk, the way they half smile, the way they try and hold back tears, the way when their face says they want to say something but can’t, the way they look at someone they want or love… I love the way people look when they do these things. It’s… beautiful.”—Unknown (via tiportiff)
Next semester I’ll be completing my senior seminar project for my major. I’ll be making a book concerning Black Hair in a Modern Society. Part of the book will consist of quotes from various people who have some type of experience with this topic.
Here’s where you come in!
I made a short survey (8 questions total) that will possibly provide some of the quotes I need. Either you, or another Black female you know, is going to be able to help me out, hence this invitation!
I’d really appreciate you filling it out for me and/or passing it on to anyone else who could help!