Just asked my mum to check I’m still breathing in the early hours because my tongue and neck are slightly swollen because of the allergic reaction…
tips for dismantling the patriarchy: disregard the idea that other women are your competition and replace it with the idea that other women are your allies
When I was trying to quit smoking
and we drank white wine from Mason jars,
you called my freckles cocoa powder
and I called your green eyes
I am learning how to be a grown-up
who pays bills, cooks her own meals,
and doesn’t cry at words like
I think I just want to be friends.
The truth is this:
Love is an organic thing.
It rots and softens.