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Light attracts light. But sometimes your light attracts moths and your warmth attracts parasites. Protect your space and energy


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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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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.



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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.



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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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With you, intimacy colors my voice. Even 'hello' sounds like 'come here'.





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