"I’ve always thought people would find a lot more pleasure in their routines if they burst into song at significant moments."
"Famn se kajou. Plis li vye, plis li bon" - Haitian Proverb
Translation: “Woman is like mahogany. The older the better.”
Sania Solon, 17, New York
"If I told you that a flower bloomed in a dark room, would you trust it?"
This line encapsulates the concept of a good kid in a bad city, and it cuts into one of the most moral questions in human existence: Can good come from evil? The best part about the line, as is true of the best poetry, is that it doesn’t answer the question it asks. For Kendrick’s immediate purposes, he’s the flower and the city is the dark room. The question is: Can you trust him?
"She loves her coconut oil, shea butter, black soap, olive oil, natural hair, saggy clothes, long dresses, hair wraps, twist outs, lemon water, green tea, grapes, sunflowers, friends, family, and future.
What’s a label? She doesn’t have one"
I think people hear “pray without ceasing” and don’t know what that translates to in every day life. We have work, we have school, we are coming and going. Are we really expected to be on our knees praying 24/7?
I think when we say “pray without ceasing” it’s less about…
"You expect most people you meet around here to live like pop music or even classical. But you? Your life seems to just flow and you kind of improvise. You live like jazz."
"Dance above the surface of the world. Let your thoughts lift you into creativity that is not hampered by opinion."
than watching a person
preform their true passion.
The art of soul
is one of the greatest
Shawngela for life.