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Warsan Shire Quotes: I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to myself.
         

I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to myself.


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Later that night, I held an atlas on my lap, ran my fingers across the whole world, and whispered, ‘where does it hurt?’ It answered, everywhere, everywhere, everywhere.



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My alone feels so good, I'll only have you if you're sweeter than my solitude.

My alone feels so good, I'll only have you if you're sweeter than my solitude.



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It's not my responsibility to be beautiful. I'm not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me.



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Make peace with your body, it's not manmade, there are no flaws, there are no mistakes.



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I’m overwhelmed. My biggest downfall is my brightest blessing, I feel too much, all the time. Ya Allah, if it’ll keep my heart soft, break my heart every day.



Don't assume, ask. Be kind. Tell the truth. Don't say anything you can't stand behind fully. Have integrity. Tell people how you feel.

Don't assume, ask. Be kind. Tell the truth. Don't say anything you can't stand behind fully. Have integrity. Tell people how you feel.



Mother says there are locked rooms inside all women, kitchen of love, bedroom of grief, bathroom of apathy. Sometimes, the men, they come with keys, and sometimes the men, they come with hammers.

Mother says there are locked rooms inside all women, kitchen of love, bedroom of grief, bathroom of apathy. Sometimes, the men, they come with keys, and sometimes the men, they come with hammers.



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You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love.





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This page presents the quote "I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to myself.". Author of this quote is Warsan Shire. This quote is about loneliness, lovely, lonely, being single,.