Langston Hughes' poem is carved into the wall at the African American Museum on the National Mall. His words are a powerful reminder of what it was like to be black in America prior to the civil rights movement. How can you relate to this poem?
Charles Bukowski - We are here to unlearn the teachings of the church, state and our educational system. We are here to drink beer. We are here to kill war. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.
Photo: gothhabiba: “ cassandragillig: “ from “New Year’s Day” by Audre Lorde ” [I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.] ”
No matter where you are in life, celebrate it. It's either a product of your growth or a place that will help you grow. Every season serves a purpose; learn to appreciate wherever you are on your journey. - The truth is, we are all works in progress.
Life is unpredictable. It changes with the seasons. Even your coldest winter happens for the best of reasons. And though it feels eternal, like all you'll ever do is freeze. I promise spring is coming and with it, brand new leaves. (poem and picture by Er