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Nayyirah Waheed

  • My mother was my first country, the first place I ever lived.

    • Nayyirah Waheed
  • you / not wanting me / was / the beginning of me / wanting myself / thank you”

    • Nayyirah Waheed
  • expect sadness / like / you expect rain. / both, / cleanse you.”

    • Nayyirah Waheed
  • i loved you / because / it was easier / than / loving myself.

    • Nayyirah Waheed

Nayyirah Waheed, writer