Kim. 18. College student on Long Island. Looking for a piece of mind.

 

policymic:

Life inside Caracas’ unfinished skyscraper Centro Financiero Confinanzas, the world’s tallest slum

It was meant to be world financial center and the third-tallest building in all of Venezuela, known for its sprawling cities and staggering inequality. But in 1994, construction was halted on the building after four years thanks to a banking crisis that saw 17 of the nation’s 49 commercial banks fail. Over time, the abandoned building was colonized by squatters from nearby slums. Today, the tower is the world’s largest vertical slum — dubbed “Torre David,” or “Tower of David,” by residents — the structure hosts a self-contained community of roughly 3,000 people in over 750 families spanning 45 floors, each with their own shops and services. Residents pay a $32 monthly condo fee for 24-hour armed security and run a co-operative mini-government, with non-compliance for the rules being punished with “social work” like chores and repairs around the building.

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maddisnow:

*hears first notes to Sugar We’re Going Down*
*punches out of casket*
am i morE THAN YOU BARGAINED FOR YET

I wish I knew
how to
love
someone without
killing myself.
How to mend hearts
without
breaking my own.
How to kiss
and not create
bruises.

Michelle K., Things I Wish I Knew How To Do. (via grillfriend)

(Source: michellekpoems)

billiejoearmstring:

my girlfriend and i have been trying really hard to take a good selfie and this is probably the best one i could find

billiejoearmstring:

my girlfriend and i have been trying really hard to take a good selfie and this is probably the best one i could find

If flowers can
teach themselves
how to bloom after
winter passes,
so can you.

(via hopelesslyhealing)

i think this just changed my life

(via hippieheir)

(Source: aestheticintrovert)