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Two poems by Momtaza Mehri – And Other Poems
Bars Bars Bars / Mouthwash
'making mistakes is a luxury many immigrant children feel they can’t afford. but how do you practice intimacy without the messy imperfection of being vulnerable?'
'Sometimes looking good is just that: looking good. Other times, it’s archival.'
Real Life is a magazine about living with technology. The emphasis is more on living.
netflix & chill.
i don't like shit, i don't go outside.
Poetry and spoken word have seen a slow-burn surge in popularity recently. From Ashlee Haze’s emotionally charged voice on the opening track of Blood Orange’s Freetown Sound, to Jesse William’s BET awards acceptance speech (which began as a typical audience address but finished somewhere much closer to a Slam performance) poetry has never seemed so powerful a medium in popular culture.
Meet The British-Somalis Rebooting An Old Tradition.
they warned me but you looked like method man in the ice cream video.