I thought I had Discovered myself Within a place That resonated with my Vision and my Passion I went there to be loved and accepted Only to be misunderstood and rejected I created a place To love and To accept and To discover and To understand And I invited my Friends and my Future friends and my Foes to come to my Place And to Be there and to Be themselves so that they Could be, just be And to become And to believe that They could be Loved and accepted too. #acceptance #love
The beautifully mysterious subjectivity of mental illness is too often lost in the noise of objective, authoritarian voices that dominate conversations about this form of non- or anti-convention. The creative space where we could potentially explore and negotiate what it means to be human and to be fully alive within the context of emotional difference is brutally shut down rather than lovingly opened up. And that is madness. #creativity #mentalhealth #mentalillness #subjecti
Going home to a place that Faded away With time, with life, with age Survival is death. The heavens in my eyes opened up Flooding me Awakening me Liberating me, my Pristine superficiality Shattered. Sleep, food, sex, air Oblivion. The mirror of my conscience Reflecting my Hopes, my fears, my love, my rage. Rage for my Insatiable ideals Lost within infinite waste In that space So precious and perfect and perilous and free. Foggy, streaked, cracked Gone. Empty. Open.
Intentional carelessness is the act of purposefully choosing not to attach ourselves to what happens or to what happens as a result of what happens. It is a stance that promotes curiosity and openness to experiencing life as it is lived without judgment or regret. It means that we do not take ourselves and our preconceived, rigid ideas about the world seriously; however, the fate of the world, and our actions or lack of action that contributes to its status, remain worthy of
How can we appreciate the roses When our bread is nearly gone When our bread was Stolen from us last week. How can we feel any happiness or Understand hope when our Bread is nearly gone. Our bread was stolen from us Last week. Where has the bread gone, Where are my roses? The Rose Guard is here To provoke a new era of Hope, of love, of beauty, of All good things that we can imagine Collectively. The Rose Guard will protect us But more importantly nurture us Nurture our minds,
What happens in our minds and our actions are mutually influential. Our minds offer us the freedom to be open, continually metamorphic, and generative. What we think or feel is followed by what we do. We respond and react to what we do with our thoughts. Actions are more permanent than thoughts as they impact or are observed by other people, or, if they aren’t, involve objects if only the molecules in the air that we breathe — and therefore have a broader consequence than our