Maybe I want lust.
Maybe I crave adventure.
Maybe I need you.”
“You touched me in all the right places. And not once did your skin meet mine.”
“Tears shed for another person are not a sign of weakness. They are a sign of a pure heart.”
“White women’s feminisms still center around equality…. Black women’s feminisms demand justice. There is a difference. One kind of feminism focuses on the policies that will help women integrate fully into the existing American system. The other recognizes the fundamental flaws in the system and seeks its complete and total transformation.”
“Let’s vow to never become the monsters that we are trying to protect ourselves from”
“Get in the shower if it all goes wrong”
“I’m not the person you left behind anymore. There’s no one here to miss.”
“I guess that’s the beauty of books. When they finish they don’t really finish.”
“It’s funny, when I think about this exact time last year. Things were so different. I never would have thought that things could change so much in only a year. I wonder what next October will be like.”