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#poetry

A friend has been posting a lot of Warsan Shire's poetry.
This piece hit home and made the tears come out of hibernation:

“How far have you walked for men who have never held your feet in their laps? How often have you bartered with bone, only to sell yourself short?
Why do you find the unavailable so alluring? Where did it begin? What went wrong? And who made you feel so worthless? If they wanted you, wouldn’t they have chosen you? All this time, you were begging for love silently, thinking they could not hear you, but they smelt it on you; you must have known that they could taste the desperate on your skin? And what about the others that would do anything for you? Why did you make them love you until you could not stand it? How are you both of these women; both flighty and needful? Where did you learn this ... to want what does not want you? Where did you learn this ... to leave those that want to stay?”
― Warsan Shire

#breakingmyownheart

So.....I like this guy.
And because life sucks,I have to give him up.
It's going be hard.
Think I'll put my heart on ice for a while after this.
Am hoping  the tears stay put.

In Memory

I used Mbagathi Way today and couldn't help the tears welling up when we passed the Montezuma Funeral Home.
I've been there twice this year.
For those who have left us this year,Pst Ann, Mso, Cucu, Daktari, Mike, Mose,  Uncle Ngugi&those gone years earlier,you aren't forgotten.
Rest In Peace