my punctuation is all over the place. these days.
Be Small For Me →
naledisibisi: everyday they want you to shrink: fit in here, in my palm, in my shadow, don’t be bigger than my idea of you, don’t be more beautiful than i can accept, don’t be more human than i am willing to allow you to be and be quiet, you’re too loud, even your un-belonging is loud. quiet your dreams, your voice, your hair, quiet your skin, quiet your displacement, quiet your longing, your...
You love me especially different every time. You keep me on my feet happily excited. By your cologne, your hands, your smile, your intelligence. You woo me, You court me, You tease me, You please me, You school me, Give me some things to think about. Ignite me, You invite me, You co-write me, You love me, You like me - Jill Scott
Would you claim her as your prize? Would you carry her pain? Would you listen, unmovingly to her history of dark thoughts… so deathly persisting? Are you here to hold her hand; and journey beyond this tormented labyrinth of emotions she calls her heart…? Do you care for her, at all… Truly? Are you her morning tide, the playful evening wind. Can you stand in the...
Naledi Sibisi: Truth or Dare →
naledisibisi: I dare you to show me the you you are when the curtains are drawn and the lights are weak and the windows are open but the wind is too courteous to speak. I dare you to trust my shoulder with every tear you own, every faulty chromosome, every feeling full blown. I dare you to write to me. Gift…
Media, Decor, Fashion, Food, Hotels.
(Watch This Space) Signed, God’s muse.
But we all know that the problem has always been...
warsanshire: you’ll have to be careful, my otherness will spoil you ruin you after me, all else will taste redundant.
Warsan Shire asked herself..how far have you...
(You know its messed up when you can start relating to that shit)
Romance is about the possibility of the thing. You...
what you said to me instead. →
iarencebi: strong girls like you must be the world’s loneliest creatures your silences, their own wilderness where the men come with promises that they will be the one that gets you to stay. big-shouldered boys who will melt their bones down into currency and will want to conquer you but never claim. you are the girl they chase not because they actually want you but to prove that...
This is (not) for you
msomi-muse: Empty riddles writhe in the pit of my mind at the whisper of your voice Ravaged lungs breathe your being until oxygen becomes a distracting noise Numb hearts jolt at the sight of your face with hopes that the beats will be consistent again Impulses beg moments with you that only wish replacement from pain to pleasure Emotions make my pen insane and I can’t help but wonder How...
Your Faith Must Stand Trial
itsmee-kalila: “Faith in Adversity!! Having Faith in God Not Because You Didn’t Go Through Something But Having Faith Because You Went Through Something And Maintained Your Integrity While You Persevered” T.D Jakes
The loneliest people are the kindest. The saddest people smile the brightest....– Unknown (via modernloveisjustagame)
I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to...– Warsan Shire (via little-limbs)
Look at you. You’re so beautiful when you laugh. At night, I swear you look...– Warsan Shire; ‘Poem To Self and Other Insecure Women’. (via azulejo-xo)