im the best thing to happen to me

you will be lost and unlost. over and over again. relax love. you were meant to be this glorious. epic. story.

—nayyirah waheed (via nayyirahwaheed)

It was no more than normal that she wanted to succeed, to be seen, to dress well, to have fun; and she had the great merit of truthfully admitting her desires without worrying about whether they were noble or sordid.

Simone de Beauvoir, from The Mandarins (via violentwavesofemotion)

(via blackgirlwithabrightpen)

and i said to my body. softly. ‘i want to be your friend.’ it took a long breath. and replied, ‘i have been waiting my whole life for this.’

—nayyirah waheed (via shoujobot)

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