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SOULspiration - Warsan Shire

It’s often that I come across something that speaks to my soul. A thing that moves me beyond belief. Things I wanna share with the world. 674 more words


for women who are difficult to love

Came across some of Warsan Shire’s poetry last week, and immediately spent the next four hours reading everything I could find, and then ordering her… 59 more words


i'm not sad...

i’m not sad
but the boys who are looking for the sad girls always find me. i’m not a girl anymore and i’m not sad anymore, if you want me to be a tragic backdrop so that you can appear to be illuminated, so that people can say ‘wow, isn’t he so terribly brave to love a girl who is so obviously sad?’ if you think i’ll be the dark sky so you can be the star, well the sky is vast and have you seen the sky in the morning? 17 more words

On Reading

Taking Stock 005

Happy December humans. Enjoying it? I hope so. I met a new cousin over the weekend. No,he is not a newborn but  he’s uber cool so I guess the weekend was good to me. 527 more words


Rock Chick:Bring me the Horizon

“By the time I’ve finished with you,
you won’t know whether you’ve been kissed or cut,
whether you were loved or butchered.
and either way you probably won’t care,

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Just Ramblings

Ugly, Warsan Shire

Ugly, Warsan Shire

Your daughter is ugly.
She knows loss intimately,
carries whole cities in her belly.

As a child, relatives wouldn’t hold her.
She was splintered wood and sea water. 148 more words

Warsan Shire

For women who are 'difficult' to love:

You are a horse running alone

and he tries to tame you
compares you to an impossible highway
to a burning house
says you are blinding him… 171 more words

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