There is so much beauty in where you come from. So much that it terrifies some of the people in this foreign land because they do not come from there.
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You are living in a world that does not contain the flesh of me, the heart of me.
When I am on the train now, and I watch two people recognize each other and say hello, I am overcome with a rush of gratitude over the fact that I am not one of them.
When I began to open up about my experiences again people would refer to me as “brave.” However, I can’t say I agree.
Your need to have the last word.
Love is beautiful as it happens, when it happens. And it will happen. We just have to trust.
Taking yourself out of a toxic situation, or into a healthy one is not wrong. Establishing where you stand in regards to a certain issue or choice is not wrong. Being honest about your emotions, even if it might make someone feel ‘bad’ in the process is not wrong.
It’s a head banger, a body thrower song. Her power comes from her observations, her coy lyrical style that is both direct and indirect – all while portraying an honest girl’s journey.
I am finally teaching myself that I am allowed to exist on this planet without thinking of myself as a burden.
I wish I could have explained to him the depth of my love. I hope he felt it.