give your daughters difficult names. give your daughters names that command the full use of tongue. my name makes you want to tell me the truth. my name doesn’t allow me to trust anyone that cannot pronounce it right.Warsan Shire (via laevoe)
be softer with you. you are a breathing thing. a memory to someone. a home to a life.nayyirah waheed (via nayyirahwaheed)
Start ignoring people who threaten your joy.
Literally, ignore them.
Don’t invite any parts of them into your space.
Alex Elle (via milosop)
I fell for dreamers that dreamt of worlds without me. That fall is so sweet until you hit the pavement all alone.
it is when u realized that ur parents were
that u began to fear u’d become them
it is when she learned
indeed had morphed into
a perfect blend of he and she
that she realized
that she in fact was
(c)2014 Jamila J.