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I was home alone when the Lemonade album premiered on HBO. My wife was out of the country on a work trip and I was browsing for something to watch on television. 1,097 more words


"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

The House


Mother says there are locked rooms inside all women; kitchen of lust,

bedroom of grief, bathroom of apathy.

Sometimes the men – they come with keys, 372 more words


Poetry in Springtime - Le Printemps des Poètes

Poetry in Springtime

Emmy, the talented one, has been entertaining the population with her involvement in Le Printemps des Poètes, Poetry in Springtime, a France-wide celebration now in its twentieth year. 439 more words

Cavalaire Sur Mer

loving You

“Loving you was like going to war; I never came back the same.”

― Warsan Shire


For us would-be, life-long lovers...Warsan Shire's "For Women Who Are Difficult To Love"

Her poem and her own gorgeous narration steals your breath and hijacks your brainwaves. Be forewarned.

Photographs and compilation by Theodora Baranowski. Be thankful for her too. 11 more words