Warsan Shire Quotes

Warsan Shire Quotes

Don't assume, ask. Be kind. Tell the truth. Don't say anything you can't stand behind fully. Have integrity. Tell people how you feel.

With you, intimacy colours my voice.
even ‘hello’ sounds like ‘come here'.

You are terrifying and strange and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love.

Loving you was like going to war; I never came back the same.

I want to make love, but my hair smells of war and running and running.

You tried to change didn’t you? Closed your mouth more, tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake...

You can’t make homes out of human beings. Someone should have already told you that.

We took such care of tomorrow, but died on the way there.

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