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Super Sage Advice About Menfolk

I’m not usually the type of person to give advice, because heck, I don’t know what I’m doing either. And I would have incredible amounts of guilt if I were to make things worse, which my advice almost certainly would. 300 more words

Home by Warsan Shire

no one leaves home unless
home is the mouth of a shark
you only run for the border
when you see the whole city running as well… 610 more words

Indigenous Peoples

This Is Why I'm 'Hard To Love'

I have been told that I am hard to tame.

I have been told that I’m ‘afraid of love’ or afraid of commitment or a ‘rebel’ because I don’t value getting married above anything else. 212 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… 199 more words

BLOGS

Beautiful Existence

“It’s not my responsibility to be beautiful. I’m not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me.”
– Warsan Shire
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Life Lessons

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…

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Love