“Borders are man-made, they divide us physically, don’t let them make us, turn on each other — we are not enemies.”

MORNING LAZZINESS

“Other women’s bodies are not our battlegrounds.”

MORNING LAZZINESS

“There is a difference between someone telling you they love you and them actually loving you.”

MORNING LAZZINESS

“That is the thing about selfish people. They gamble entire beings. Entire souls to please their own.”

MORNING LAZZINESS

“I thank the universe for taking everything it has taken and giving to me everything it is giving – balance.”

MORNING LAZZINESS

“Trying to convince myself I am allowed to take up space is like writing with my left hand when I was born to use my right.”

MORNING LAZZINESS

“I didn’t leave because I stopped loving you, I left because the longer I stayed the less I loved myself.”

MORNING LAZZINESS

“I did not start out thinking I’m going to become a feminist poet. It was a tag I was given.”

MORNING LAZZINESS

“Let it go, let it leave, let it happen. Nothing in this world was promised or belonged to you anyway.”

MORNING LAZZINESS

“Why is it that when the story ends we begin to feel all of it.”

MORNING LAZZINESS

“How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you.”

MORNING LAZZINESS

“He placed his hands on my mind before reaching for my waist, my hips, or my lips. He didn’t call me beautiful at first. He called me exquisite ― how he touches me.”

MORNING LAZZINESS

“Love does not look like a person, love is our actions, love is giving all we can.”

MORNING LAZZINESS

“My heart is beating, and I’m breathing, and nothing anybody has ever done has changed that.”

MORNING LAZZINESS