"Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another." -Beloved
I’m sitting in a brightly lit room, with two strangers whom I can’t help but find myself loving, in a space I seem to love more than my own bedroom, holding a book that has loved me…
by Warsan Shire
1. I’m lonely so I do lonely things
2. Loving you was like going to war; I never came back the same.
3. You hate women, just like your father and his father, so it runs in your blood.
4. I was wandering the derelict car park of your heart looking for a ride home.
5. You’re a…