Poetry

“…and you tried…

“…and you tried to change didn’t you?

closed your mouth more

tried to be softer

prettier

less volatile, less awake…

[but] you are terrifying

and strange and beautiful

something not everyone knows how to love…”

Warsan Shire, “For Women Who Are Difficult to Love”

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