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My Self-Validating Therapy

I went and got another tattoo today. Getting tattooed is honestly so self-validating- I’m learning to accept myself more as my body becomes my work of art. 264 more words


“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? 127 more words

"For Women Who Are Difficult To Love" by Warsan Shire

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… 164 more words


Karen McCarthy Woolf (ed.) - Ten: The New Wave

Full Disclosure: Have seen both Bernard and Ellams perform live, will be on a panel with Howe at the upcoming Saboteur Awards. Review copy provided by Bloodaxe. 2,123 more words


day twenty five

we will struggle
not the way people do
and you will hurt me
but not the way everyone else can
and you will love me… 99 more words


A dedication..

All this time, heartbreaks have turned people into poets,writers and what not..
It all looks pretty to read.. But when you’re the one going through it, it all feels too poetic and not much realistic.. 354 more words


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

warsan shire is my favourite poet. I adore the desperation of her work, and her honesty.