Made in Texas. from Austin. Florida living. Peace.Love.Surfing.Maryjane. Aspiring police officer.
Increase the peace.
Complex. As. Hell.
Beauty is everywhere.
When a brush hits a canvas, that moment becomes a promise ring.
Each mark, a bended knee. Every color, a question that can only be answered with the word “Yes.”
Watching a painting come to life is like watching a caterpillar turn into a butterfly right in the palm of your hands.
Hearing the song live is the closest you can get to the unexplainable.
You hear the human in every note,
Exhale at your own risk.
Because watching an artist create can be breathtaking.
I am not here to tell you it’s going to be okay because you already
wounds. I am not a nurse or a doctor. I don’t know how to fix you
It’s time to let go of the years you’ve lost to your misery. The years
your bones look when there’s nothing but skin over them. Stop
Save your energy for the love letters you will have to write one day.
will bleed answers. Some days, you will still feel the hollow sort of
All you need to hear is that it is okay to be sad for no reason, a
will bleed and the fresh air is made of salt. Some days your skin will
you need to know that it is okay to cry. Some days you will feel
closet with him. I am writing this because none of us can be saved.
You are you. Do not listen to the boy who tells you that you are
Some days, loud noises will still feel like needles on your skin.
of them. Some days you will still cringe when men touch you.
the sea were made of alcohol so that you can stop dreaming in
drugs and you will ask yourself why you can’t function on any less.
you’ve been through worse before. You are limitless. The
to tell you how proud they are of you for making it this far.
your ceiling, your floor and grab onto the sky.
I am a queer woman and I’m not interested in hiding that fact, but it’s often challenging and complicated to try to be visible in public as queer. The cultural presumption of straightness is deeply ingrained, and many — perhaps most — people assume that everyone is heterosexual, despite any cues to the contrary. I’ve had people glance at my wedding photos — two women holding hands wearing white silk formalwear — and ask, “Oh, is that a friend of yours?”