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Supplication

(the prayer)

ya allah, 
if it will keep my heart soft, 
break my heart everyday.

Love

Epiphany

i think i know what we did wrong (the realization)

we loved like two people
who did not know god.
(as if we had not used… 16 more words

Love

You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love.

- Warsan Shire

Love

And you tried to change, didn’t you? Closed your mouth more. Tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake… You can’t make homes out of human beings.

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for women who are 'difficult' to love, Warsan Shire

for women who are ‘difficult’ to love, Warsan Shire

you are a horse running alone
and he tries to tame you
compares you to an impossible highway… 178 more words

Warsan Shire

For Women Who Are 'Difficult' to Love-Warsan Shire

A most wonderful poem I came across today. The meaning it holds to me.

Sólheimajökull Glacier, Iceland...

You tried to change didn’t you?
Closed your mouth more, tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake
But even when sleeping you could feel him travelling away from you in his dreams…

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