And it has been one hell of a year.
I have worn the seasons
under my sleeves, on my thighs,
running down my cheeks.
This is what surviving looks like,
my dear.


Jada, a 16-year-old survivor of sexual assault, was openly mocked on social media after her alleged rape went viral. Lewd pictures of Jada naked and unconscious circulated among her classmates, and later photos, memes, and disparaging jokes were posted about her on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #jadapose.

Jada is bravely fighting back against the social media shaming, and the hashtag has been widely appropriated by her supporters. She is fighting for the arrest of her alleged attacker but no charges have been filed yet. 

Read more via The Telegraph

me: hello darkness my old friend
darkness: do i know u


Paintings by Will Cotton