discovering what turns someone on gives you so much power over them
Learn how to be
lonely. Learn what it’s like to know
that you are coming home to
yourself night after night—
that empty is just another word
"Just know that I love you. I love you with all of my fucked up, piece of shit heart."
"Make it happen. Shock everyone."
"go talk to ya other hoes"
"The only way life comes into this world is through the female body. That is as close to the Gods as you can get."
my Africana Women’s Studies professor.
(One of the most empowering things I’ve ever been told. I’ll never forget it.)