"If I had known there was such a thing as Islamic Calligraphy, I would never have started to paint. I have strived to reach the highest levels of artistic mastery, but I found that Islamic Calligraphy was there ages before I was."

Pablo Picasso, as quoted in The Aura of Alif by Jürgen Wasim Frembgen  (via faineemae)

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andrewclifton:

It all starts here.www.andrewthomasclifton.com

andrewclifton:

It all starts here.
www.andrewthomasclifton.com

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"they called her witch because she knew how to heal herself."

Here We Are, Reflections of A God Gone Mad (2nd edition)

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the ceiling fan is the only hair dryer I need
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right now I am grateful for: 
sunshine, pedicures, hummus, the color pink, heated swimming pools, yoga
/
puerto rican aunties,
and uncles who think you deserve some kahlua before a heavy conversation

the ceiling fan is the only hair dryer I need

//

right now I am grateful for: 

sunshine, pedicures, hummus, the color pink, heated swimming pools, yoga

/

puerto rican aunties,

and uncles who think you deserve some kahlua before a heavy conversation

the pacific northwest has been killing me (in so many ways) so I’m chasing the sun to see my auntie in south florida, taking some major steps in self-care

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"But the winter months are trying times,
because the sun is as sick of living as I am."

KeyWrites  (via browngirlinterrupted)

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"He folded his fear into a perfect rose. He held it out in the palm of his hand. She took it from him and put it in her hair."

Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things (via two-browngirls)

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this is my favorite thing rn

^

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