I don’t want to be the thing that satisfies you, but only for a moment.
I hope you fill yourself with light, become light, create light. I hope you love yourself with such passion and fierceness, the people around you have no choice but to match.
you will feel me when I leave
like all the threads that hold you together
You cannot break a woman whose self-love is centered on possibility, on hope, on the potential she has to become something even more wild and wonderful than she already is.
It’s fighting to see yourself as worthy, even when you’re constantly told that you’re not good enough. It’s fighting to appreciate who you’ve become, while still making goals to reach towards.
To be ‘like a girl’ is to be confident, resilient, brilliant and strong.
Empower other women, don’t compete with them.
show them that
they are never entitled
to a woman’s body
just because they can see it.
You can’t silence a woman who isn’t afraid of her voice.
I won’t let you convince me that this abuse is what I deserve.