Maybe, of all the characteristics and descriptions of the world, I want something that reflects my spirit, my heart, my tenacity and lust for life.
You find strength in your independence.
“i am a feminist” and spit
on their wounds,
drag their bodies across the earth
until they revert into mud.
The truth is, I don’t listen to his music through the ears of a woman. I hear it with the heart of an artist and the mind of a writer.
Women can do whatever they want. They can be whoever they want. Women are rejecting being placed in such a rigid box. They are climbing up the corporate ladder. They are turning passion projects into career paths.
It is possible to be the girl who’s independent, and still depend on the guy she loves. It is possible to be the woman who’s strong, and even stronger with her man by her side.
We can be wild. We can be sexy. We can be loud. We can be outspoken. We can be witty.
Smart woman. Fit woman. Pretty woman. Strong woman. –All these boxes we’ve categorized you in– You are all of it, woman.
My uterus and I would very much like the questions regarding our future together to stop, and not just because I don’t have all the answers for you. I don’t like the way that intrusive questions like this make me feel.
I love myself, but some days it is more of a negotiating process.