believe in yourself
talk to someone’s face, not behind their back
don’t play games
do not be antagonistic
love those who provide for you and respect them
do not condemn the one you live with
strive to be vibrant in any way possible, small or big
watch whatever makes you giddy
sing no matter how bad or well you sound
sing from your lungs
think fully with a clear head
massage your head
call instead of text once in a while
cherish the smallest of kindness, it may be all they could give
be comfortable within your own weight
maintain supremecy over yourself and thoughts
do. not. let. anyone. fuck. with. your. true. self. or. conciousness.
Hedda Hopper: You’ve got a long and beautiful life ahead of you.
James Dean: I hope the second adjective is the more abundant.
Hollywood, March 1955
The building was knocked down the next day. The supervisor let us do it – provided we cast his wife
Photo by Karen Radkai, 1957.