by Warsan Shire
How far have you walked for men who’ve never held your feet in their laps?
How often have you bartered with bone, only to sell yourself short?
Why do you find the unavailable so alluring?
Where did it begin, what went wrong, and who made you feel so worthless?
If they wanted you, wouldn’t they have chosen you?
All this time, you were begging for love silently, thinking they couldn’t hear you, but they smelt it on you; you must have known that they could taste the desperate on your skin?
And what about the others that would do anything for you—why did you make them love you until you could not stand it?
How are you both of these women, both flighty and needful?
Where did you learn this: to want what does not want you?
Where did you learn this: to leave those that want to stay?
favourite people | mindy kaling
I’m not married, I frequently use my debit card to buy things that cost less than three dollars, and my bedroom is so untidy it looks like vandals ransacked the Anthropologie sale section. I’m kind of a mess.
I am very good at pretending I’ve got my shit together.
Tonight I had a realisation that was both happy and sad and it was timed perfectly with JM singing lyrics that fit the situation and now a chapter is closing and I am a little bit lost but also a little bit okay.
I am already sad this is over. 😭 #johnmayer #perfection (at Rod Laver Arena)