Laverne Cox and Lupita N’yongo literally have inspired so many trans women and black women and have done so much to encourage them and meanwhile they are less influential than an ugly oatmeal reptilian alien and a manchild who wrote a scene where two pretentious terminally ill teenagers make out at the Anne Frank Memorial

“Poets are damned but they are not blind, they see with the eyes of the angels.”

William Carlos Williams

Introduction to Howl

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Felicia “Fo” Porter

Alyssa Monks

Alyssa Monks is an American painter born in 1977 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, who specializes in hyperrealism. She began oil painting as a child and earned her M.F.A from the New York Academy of Art in 2001. She uses filters such as glass, vinyl, water, and steam to distort the body of her subjects placed in shallow spaces, most often bathing or pushing against the glass window.

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The silence, I can get used to it.  Gravity (2013)

“I don’t think there is any truth. Only points of view.”
Allen Ginsberg, an American poet and a leader of the Beat Generation in the 1950s (via naeive)

Please don’t leave me here.