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Love of Mine

I’ve heard somewhere that writers should often write about their life partners, whether it’s good or bad. If they don’t, it means they aren’t really in love with said person. 679 more words

'The House' by Warsan Shire

 One.

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, 469 more words

Love

34 Reasons for why we failed at love

When I shared Warsan Shire with my mother, there was a long delay in her texts…and after reading my favorite poem, she then sent me this one and said that it described Grandma. 12 more words

Love

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
to a burning house
says you are blinding him… 170 more words

Poems

To 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, that he could never leave you, forget you, want anything but you. 157 more words

Poem

"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… 173 more words

Love

Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth by Warsan Shire

“I did not beg him to stay because I was begging God that he would not leave.” -Warsan Shire, Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth… 145 more words

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