D I V A H

"Loving someone who hates themselves is a special kind of violence, a fight inside the bones, a war within the blood."

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'battle'

Yrsa Daley-Ward, ‘bone.’

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Aug 29

"We never really belong to a place until we lose someone we love; we never really know a city until we start looking for them around every corner."

- Maza-Dohta (via monabasheer2)

(via maza-dohta)

Aug 29

"Continents drift, so do people. That doesn’t mean we were never whole."

- Pavana पवन (via maza-dohta)

Aug 29

"My mind is a letter in a bottle, my body is the open sea."

- Pavana पवन (via maza-dohta)

Aug 29
Aug 29

middleeasternpoetry:

What is human life? Whether is endures for a brief spell or longer, even if it could last a thousand years - take it as a breath of air merging into eternity. From the beginning, life bears death’s signatures. They are brothers in the secret play of their eyes. For how long then do you want to deceive yourself? For how long will you refuse to see yourself as you are and as you will be? Each grain of sand takes its own length and breadth as the measure of the world. Yet, beside a mountain range it is as nothing. You yourself are the grain of sand. You are your own prisoner. Break your cage. Break free from yourself. Free from humanity. - Nizami

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Portraits with nadine-i ❤️💕
Aug 23

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nadine-i:

Yolanda 

© Nadine Ijewere
Aug 23

nadine-i:

Yolanda

© Nadine Ijewere

"You will know when the time to leave comes, You will be able to recognise the signs; Look for the nights that laughter Becomes swallowed by sighs, The days when there is more tired In your eyes; than life - Make note of the heavy in your bones, The reluctance in your voice. Keep mental counts of all the regret, All the chances you have somehow let - Pass you by. And when the ache in your heart, Threatens to tear your chest apart - Do not stay a moment longer. When the time to leave comes, You must go - Do not ignore the signs, Do not stay a moment longer."

- do not stay, f.gabdon (via thegabdonwrites)

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Aug 22

"How many eyes Stare up at the sky Moistened? Red? And bruised? How many hearts Exhale lonely breaths Into the air? Sometimes I think It is somebody else’s Tightness in my lungs; Someone else’s Darkness all around - Perhaps there are too many of us, Sighing our lonely into the air, And wishing on the same stars. Surely all of this emptiness Cannot be mine."

- all of this emptiness, f.gabdon (via thegabdonwrites)

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Aug 22

thegabdonwrites:

2am. today the lonely has been thick. in the air, i breathe it. on the ground, i walk across it. in the water from the sink, every time i wash, i feel it. today is heavy.

Aug 22