broken english when my mother struggles to spell a word in english
I want to break the entire language
into little pieces
so the edges of these letters
will stop cutting her

— aysha via
Diaspora Defiance
(via decolonizehistory)
I didn’t realize how badly I was treated until someone started treating me with respect. (via foreverrwanderlust)
Take care of your souls. Quran 5:105 (via wesleepwedream)
i am mine.
before i am ever anyone else’s.
in, nayyirah waheed (via
She was laughing even as we kissed and kissed again. There is no better taste than someone else’s laughter in your mouth. (via highrapunzel)
The older I grow, the more I listen to people who don’t talk much. Germain G. Glidden (via aestheticintrovert)
I don’t need someone that sees what’s good about me. I need someone that sees the bad and still wants me. Unknown (via koxg)

"Do you think just because I don’t talk, I’m not hurt?"

you didn’t love her.

you just didn’t want to be alone.

or maybe, she was just good for your ego.

or, or maybe she just made you feel better about your miserable life.

but you didn’t love her,

because you don’t destroy people you love.

Greys Anatomy (via

Since birth
my mother told me that
I did things a little
than everyone else

Told me she saw fire
in my eyes,
and how my voice reminded her
of a gentle breeze

Life has made things even
harder, I am now a walking
There is nothing gentle about me anymore

Mandeq Ahmed, Things change with age (via blackorchidd)
Most days I wish I never met you because then I could sleep at night and I wouldn’t have to walk around with the knowledge there was someone like you out there. Good Will Hunting (1997)
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