twenty and dreaming
"I don’t think there is any truth. Only points of view."
Allen Ginsberg, an American poet and a leader of the Beat Generation in the 1950s (via
"All she wanted
was to find a place to stretch her bones
A place to lengthen her smiles
and spread her hair
A place where her legs could walk
without cutting and bruising
A place unchained
She was born out of ocean breath.
I reminded her;
‘Stop pouring so much of yourself
into hearts that have no room for themselves
Do not thin yourself
You do not bring the ocean to a river.’"
Tapiwa Mugabe, You Are Oceanic (via