.أوَلَ وطنٍ لي
.أوَلَ مَكانٌ عُشتُ فيهِ.
my first country.
the first place i ever lived.
"melanin is memory.
the memory of life. all.
in your skin."
"I will always be a translation."
"I walk into a poem and walk out someone else."
"what is the weight on your life. look for it. and when you find it. the thing that is resting on top of you. grieve it. and let it go."
Just FYI to all of my uterus-owning followers, magnesium is your best fucking friend for all things period. I had debilitating cramps and the nastiest fucking mood swings about 15 minutes ago. Now I feel like a normal human whose reproductive organs aren’t trying to summon Satan. It’s great. Take magnesium.