Day One: Lately, I find myself gravitating towards the music of women, books written by women, the poetry of women, women-centred films, information about and by women. I find my world become calmer. Stronger. More inspired. Hope flowers. Day Two: Do you remember reading that thing saying, “Do one thing every day that scares […]
At what length of the skirt will she be "asking for it" pic.twitter.com/gbiA7cW77y — Tyrantasorus (@tyrantasorus) April 20, 2016 Yesterday on Twitter, a handle called @EverydaySexism created a hashtag: #wheniwas which soon began trending and flooded Twitter with responses. The hashtag offered women a platform to speak openly and share their experiences of sexual harassment, molest, […]
Baba, So many years have passed since I have done this. I do not remember the last time I wrote to you, and it has not been for lack of need, or wanting to do so. I need to be honest: at some point, I just gave up on you. There did not seem to […]
To the girl of her words, two letters divide us. And another four unite us. Those letters spell out to reveal the word, “lover”. Knowing this changes everything. It changes this letter. Let me begin again. Beloved, I know your name and I know you by your words. But you are still a stranger. You […]
1. Some days sound so hard that you want only listen to whispers. And speak only with fingers against your lips. 2. I want a hug the proportions of a man’s wingspan and as solid as his chest pressed against mine. An embrace that spells the words: “You’re safe. Be still now. Breathe slow.” 3. […]
1. If you’re still checking their Twitter TL, Facebook or Instagram, you’re not over them. Truth. 2. Letting yourself be vulnerable with someone is incredibly frightening. And most times, completely worth it. 3. If someone treats you badly and you let them, you’re the abuser. Not them. 4. I am learning that shallowness, like depth […]
If you have plenty, share. If you don’t, share. ~ In the proverbial battle between head and heart, go with gut. ~ If you have the means to destroy someone, forget it immediately.
1. Do not fall in love with people whose bodies are littered with land mines that bloody your hands each time you touch them. 2. Do not fall in love with people whose “I love yous” mean “I love fucking you”. It’s not their fault. They tend not to know the difference. 3. Do […]