Tags » Warsan Shire

I just want to be friends again

“two people who were once very close can
without blame
or grand betrayal
become strangers.
perhaps this is the saddest thing in the world.”

– Warsan Shire

Being Honest

How far have you walked for men who’ve never held your feet in their laps?
How often have you bartered with bone, only to sell yourself short?

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Your eyes speak love !

“His eyes were the same color as the sea in a postcard someone sends you when they love you, but not enough to stay.” — Warsan Shire… 25 more words

Letters With Magic

Days 21-25: #100DaysofAfricanReads

Day 21: Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | Nigeria
Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. 654 more words

Africa

for women who are difficult to love...

My goodness, I love this so much. It will never – ever – ever – ever get old. There is so much of my own story in it. 322 more words

Deep Thoughts

The Year of Becoming

My girl is holy, is sacred, is pure

is clean, is loved, is whole, is beautiful

is worthy, is okay, is alone, is just fine…

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Thoughts And Musings

broken people

“for the fifth time this month
you say you’re going to leave him
he calls you a cunt over the phone
then walks the three miles to your house… 48 more words

Poetry