Educate yourself on other cultures.
Educate yourself on the difference between the Asian ethnicities.
Educate yourself on not letting your racial bias get in the way of growing.
Educate yourself on how to educate others.
Educate yourself on how to be an ear or shoulder in this troubling time.
Educate yourself on the difference between cultural appreciation and appropriation.
Educate yourself on the proper way to lend a shoulder or ear to your friend who is a person of color.
Educate yourself on the difference between ethnicities within different cultures.
Educate yourself on all the facts of the case before you jump to conclusions.
Yeah please please please educate yourself with everything going on. Don't forget to get all of the facts before you voice your opinion because there will always be someone out there who might know more on the subject than you.
Please educate yourself on other cultures and do not forget...
KNOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CULTURAL APPRECIATION AND APPROPRIATION PLEASE AND THANK YOU!
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His hands were warm,
Lips full of hope,
And wishes divine.
He was giddy on joy,
Perhaps from thinking,
I claimed him as mine.
But oh, my darling,
You don't know what I do.
You don't know how many I've made happy before.
How many crowns I've stolen,
How I want more.
But you did,
You did trust me,
Despite all the signs,
I was a black swan,
Heady like the finest wine.
It might have been good for a while,
When you clutched at my sweatshirt,
Like I was your lifeline.
And we shared breath through pressed foreheads,
And mindless nothings.
I stole and stole them, pulling at your heart as I held your hand.
Tugging them from your soul as we kissed.
I couldn't stop,
They were so incandescent,
Brimming with hope,
I could not.
I stole them through your clouded breath,
Shimmering like the first rain of spring,
Breathed them in like a drug,
And stored them in little bottles of gauzy wings.
You should have known better than to trust me,
For I am the kind of person,
A storm couldn't tame.
I was the type to make you need me,
Make you love me,
Until it was all you knew,
Until you couldn't think of me,
Without staying sane.
And then I would leave you on the edge of a cliff,
For I am the living proof,
That people don't see the monsters, dressed in laces and ribbons.
That a monster that didn't need to be aloof,
To be feared.
That all I needed was a guise,
And nothing was forbidden.
I stole until I had it all,
Until you were just like the rest,
Until you were mindless and mediocre.
I feigned to love you until you wanted your own fall.
And then I left in a whirlwind of darkness,
Away to the skies,
I missed so much.
Where I shed my mortal skin,
And let it wither to dust.
In this form of starlight,
I was eternal,
I was a flaming rite.
I drank and drank them,
Like the sweetest wine,
Spilling down my throat.
I glutted myself on them,
As I watched from the heavens,
At you mortals below.
Waiting to find one with whom to be whole.
I drank them like humans drank love.
It felt like flying,
Like drowning and wicked passion.
It was the beginning of the skies breaking.
It was unfair,
Could set the world amiss.
But for all it was wrong,
I had never felt so drunk,
As I was on every stolen wish.
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