I do not need someone to complete me
but if you wanted to
we could walk next to each other
into whatever is coming next.
"I’m Chinese but I was adopted and raised by an Indian family. So I grew up speaking Tamil. I never learned to speak Chinese.
Then when I was 30, a 3rd party arranged a reunion with my birth family: I found out I had 4 brothers and a sister. After that, I always stayed in contact with my other family. My husband is Tamil and we now have children and grand-children. But my Chinese family always join us for celebrations - like Deepavali. And we also join them. We have stayed close.”
"next time someone tells you Muslim countries oppress women, let them know Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Turkey, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, and Senegal have all had female Presidents or Prime Ministers and 1/3rd of Egypt’s parliament is female but the US has yet to even have a female vice president and can’t say “vagina” when discussing female reproductive rights"
black mommy daughter excellence
feeling content in knowing that a year from now I’ll be on my way to California, and leaving all this pain behind me.
Lupita Nyong’o accepts the award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for ‘12 Years a Slave’ onstage during the 45th NAACP Image Awards
Top right one though.