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Pops been reppin’ #poloboyz
polo down like carlton
He used to be a model.
After a 20-minute flight over the city of New York, Stephen Wiltshire, diagnosed with autism, draws the whole town with only his memory.
That is the most amazing thing I’ve ever seen
he looked old for 14
“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.”
― Pablo Picasso
Back when Daddy used to talk about Mama, he said she was so pretty, she never even had to turn on the stove. She’d just walk into the room and all the water starts to boil.
"…it took almost two decades of living on this earth to finally love myself. if you only knew how hard it was to write this poem, how hard it is to embrace every stretch mark like a lifeline when I feel dead inside. to say that my skin color is a shade of armor that can never be bruised. to say that my smile is a page of the bible. that my face is a halo that spent it’s entire life basking in the sun. I learned how to love weakness. I wear my insecurities like a good suit to a job interview. I am awkward. I am awkward. I am awkward and I love it. I make a fool of myself, but still have the confidence of a firefly buzzing in the gut of a cave.
I cry. I cry and I fight and I cry and I fight and I cry. I cry and I fail and I fall and I get the fuck back up!
I’m no longer afraid to stumble, to fall flat on my face and look around like nothing happened, to turn this center stage into a playground, have you all look at me, live in my own skin, and wake up every morning. look deep into the mirror and say, “you know what, you know what Carvens, I love you. I love you so much and you are beautiful…”