give your daughters difficult names. give your daughters names that command the full use of tongue. my name makes you want to tell me the truth. my name doesn’t allow me to trust anyone that cannot pronounce it right.
— Warsan Shire (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)
And sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them in.
— Jane Austen, from Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Classics, 2003)
I hope they ask about me & I hope you tell them you fucked up.
— (via sassyfag)
One time in first grade I asked my teacher if I could drink water and she said to swallow my spit