Behind The Mask

Journal of an absurd man born and raised in North Philly. Writing is my therapy. Show love :)



You let
Me fall
Off to sleep
In your
I fell in
With the feeling
A feeling
Now I can’t
Your arms

— 9 months ago with 5 notes
#love  #bliss  #romance  #poetry 
"Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy."
— 9 months ago with 1 note
#aristotle  #anger  #wisdom 

Old but classic…
Quest Love


Old but classic…

Quest Love

(Source: whodali, via hellophilly)

— 9 months ago with 1402 notes
#philly  #the roots 
Train Of Thoughts →



Metal cylinders on the move with roars that echo through dark tunnels, steel pillars, and rusty ladders; with big body shaking the ground, startling feathered locals and nomadic urbanites.

With great celerity it glides through the subterranean interstices of brotherly love, shoots out…

— 9 months ago with 3 notes
#philly  #SEPTA  #philadelphia  #north philly  #urban 
For Trayvon →


Skittles, my nigga. They forgot, food for thought, taste the rainbow, nigga.

Mad world and ice tea make a man pull trigga’?

Or racism had him feelin’ like Rambo, nigga.

Well fuck that, buss’ back like Django, nigga.

Just one clap will take a life in a flicka’.

Yet we still want mags to let…

— 9 months ago with 7 notes
"But the man who is best known as Pepe says those who consider him poor fail to understand the meaning of wealth. “I’m not the poorest president. The poorest is the one who needs a lot to live,” he said. “My lifestyle is a consequence of my wounds. I’m the son of my history. There have been years when I would have been happy just to have a mattress.”"
— 9 months ago with 6 notes
#humble  #hope  #leftist  #Uruaguay  #Jose Mujica  #inspiration 
"He who delights in solitude is either a wild beast or a god."
Friedrich Nietzsche (via veiledexile)

(Source: meerjung, via itsexclusive)

— 9 months ago with 22026 notes

Lmao!! Yesssssss! What is life without a daily dose of ratchetness :-p

— 9 months ago with 3 notes
#starrkeisha  #baby momma  #funny  #ratchet 

Keep it comin, Stalley. On repeat.

— 9 months ago
#hip hop  #raw  #realness  #stalley 
"You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging."
Brené Brown (via 359-pine)

(via fuck-yeah-existentialism)

— 10 months ago with 3019 notes