To thine own self be true.

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Adrienne Rich, from “Atlas Of The Difficult World" (via violentwavesofemotion)

(via lifeinpoetry)

I keep coming back to you in my head,
but you couldn’t know that […]

Torn.

I love you but not in the same way I used to. I love you and I want to leave you, but then..I won’t. It’s because I can’t.

Sappho, from Fragments (via violentwavesofemotion)

(via lifeinpoetry)

Long ago, how madly I loved you […]

'Most Female Killers use Poison,' theappleppielifestyle. (via birthdaybaby)

(Source: theappleppielifestyle, via r3dherring)

Think about the first name you were ever called,
and then think how long it took until
you got called a pussy
or a slut,
or a bitch,
or a whore,
all of which are words that fall too close to ‘girl.’

Think about the first time you got called a ‘girl’
and they said it with a sneer.
Like it was a bad thing.

For a boy, it is the lowest degradation to get called a girl.
For a girl, it is the lowest degradation to get called a girl.

Remember, black widow spiders and female praying mantises eat their partners after intercourse.
Remember, it’s the lionesses who hunt.
They come back with bloody muzzles, dragging bloated carcasses as the alpha lion strides around with his mane puffing out.
Remember, it’s only the female mosquitoes who drink blood.
We’re the ones who do the necessary work, dirty our hands,
fuck or fight or both.
We’re often the smaller sex, which makes us a harder target
as we slink close and sink our teeth in.

Remember: we’re deadly.

You should be proud to be called a girl.

I cringe at the sound of my own name,

~ Friedrich Neitzsche (via topretendtobetwopeople)

A casual stroll through a lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.

Neitzche (via n0thingventuredn0thingained)

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
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