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Wait for me?

stay there. yeah, right there. don’t go anywhere. don’t you move a single inch. oh, your hair is in your eye. don’t worry, i’ll get it for you. 170 more words

"Questions for the Woman I Was Last Night (the Honest Conversation)" by Warsan Shire

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


words for my father by me

some artsy poetic words by a 15 year old british born african girl with an absent father and no brothers. inspired by warsan shire 272 more words


Poet of the Week: Warsan Shire

This is a part of a new series that I am starting called, unsurprisingly, poet of the week, in an attempt both to read more poetry, and to write more for this blog. 353 more words



“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… 585 more words