For Women Who Are Difficult to Love- Warsan Shire
Easily my favorite song as I study to kick finals in the ass.
So hold on.
Hold on to what we are.
Hold on to your heart..
“You must remember, family is often born of blood, but it doesn’t depend on blood. Nor is it exclusive of friendship. Family members can be your best friends, you know. And best friends, whether or not they are related to you, can be your family.”
You’d take me with you if you could but I wouldn’t go.
Because sometimes, we both lose our minds to find a better road.
The problem with people my age and younger is that they don’t care. Apathy is the killer of revolutions. Why fight for a better life if you think that nothing you do matters?
My sister is the perfect example of this. She agrees with most of what I say concerning feminism, but often says things…
She’s a latter day saint
But she’s a Saturday sinner
Suicide Sunday dessert for weekends drinking her dinner
The worry keeps her slender
The pills keep her awake
Her man can’t make her happy but he helps to still the shakes