Before I am your daughter,
your aunt, niece, or cousin,
I am my own person,
and I will not set fire to myself
to keep you warm.
1/? Things To Remember (via ahyasidi)
(Source: frayed-and-torn, via sensitiveaboutmyshit)
I guess it can’t be too often that two people can laugh and make love, too, make love because they are laughing, laugh because they’re making love. The love and the laughter come from the same place: but not many people go there.
James Baldwin, If Beale Street Could Talk (via playsuits)
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We never really
belong to a place until we
lose someone we love;
we never really
know a city until we
start looking for them
around every corner.
© 2014 Maza-Dohta (via maza-dohta)
You deserve to take up space.
Chimamamda Ngozi Adiche. (via look-to-the-trees)
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I never realized what a big deal that was. How amazing it is to find someone who wants to hear about all the things that go on in your head.
Nina LaCour, Hold Still (via theglasschild)
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i need to rip your
name off my tongue;
it no longer tastes
a.w.k.jones, salty (via gothics)
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