need to remember not to spill my innermost feelings into callous palms. into bodies that will view me as tragic, different, changed. who will pity me and then shove words like ‘think positively’ down my throat.

this is not emancipation. this is a wilful imprisonment in my own mind and now in theirs too.

it is extremely belittling to be moulded into a single image of what you may be feeling/going through at a particular moment. suffocating. reductive.



  1. There are 53 countries and 8 dependencies in Africa

  2. Libya is the only country in the world with only one color for its flag, with no insignias, design or other details

  3. Libya is the fourth largest country in Africa by area, and the 17th largest in the…



Netflix gives you 15 seconds between episodes to decide whether or not you’re doing anything with your life today.


I’ve watched back-to-back episodes of Dexter all weekend long

le sigh

(via somethingborrowedblog)

"I won’t beg someone to love me. I learned long ago that there is no use in hopeless pleas of trying to make someone stay. I am too good to chase someone who does not know my worth and I am too wild to keep waiting for someone who doesn’t acknowledge my value. I want to be loved unconditionally. I shouldn’t have to fight so hard for it. I do not have the time to prove to someone that I am worth it. I shouldn’t have to prove any of that; I am worth more than that."
- Ming D. Liu, A Story A Day #138  (via thejennyuine)

(Source: mingdliu, via jesus-taught-me)


and this
and this
and this

is for my father
who would have
broken his back
to see me smile.

this is for you
this is for you



Ijeoma Umebinyuo

(via theijeoma)

"Sometimes you meet a person and you just click—you’re comfortable with them, like you’ve known them your whole life, and you don’t have to pretend to be anyone or anything."
- Alexandra Ardonetto (via onlinecounsellingcollege)