I’m not interested in being easy on the eyes. I want them to flinch, think twice before they reach out their callous hands to bruise. I want to be a constant reminder to men that not everything is theirs for the taking.
Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.
Darling, all night I have been flickering off, on, off, on.
Sylvia Plath, “Fever 103°”
My poor mother begged for a sheep but raised a wolf.
Michelle K. “Four Rhythms”
You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop, and what you reinforce.