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tapiwa mugabe
..She said i see your minds illuminated
Show me what makes your soul conscious
Show me where your heart is
Tell me what made you decide to make earth your home
…I pointed at her.
undoubtedly yours - Tapiwa Mugabe,tapiwamugabe.tumblr.com (via tapiwamugabe)

We have to stop
This falling in love with dancing
Dancing with early morning stars
Unhealthy habits
Habits that make our mothers nervous

Late hours understand lonely hearts I know
They also understand lost souls
Souls clothed in new forms of insanity
What shall the psychiatrist say
When we tell him the sun knows our faces
What pill shall he prescribe
When he learns we dance to moon and star music?

But do you know how handsome 4pm looks?
We spend noons dreaming
Dreaming only of each others voices
We spend evenings plotting
We lust only after clocks with extra hands
We dress our desires
Disguise them as nothing
Only to hungrily undress each others minds

We make a vow
We’ll only stop if we find why shooting stars think our beating hearts make a perfect metronome

hungry for time - Taoiwa Mugabe, tapiwamugabe.tumblr.com (via tapiwamugabe)
Our daughters are prepared
to run where your sons
are taught to never go.
for men raised by women -Tapiwa Mugabe, tapiwamugabe.tumblr.com (via tapiwamugabe)

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Summer Reading Giveaway Winners :))

Summer Reading Giveaway Winners :))

nayyirahwaheed:

loves,
yrsa, tapiwa, and i want to thank you for all the support and honey you have given us :))) we thought to return some of this beautiful energy by hosting a summer reading giveaway beginning July thru August. (we also hope to collect a list of all of your favorite people of color writers and their works, and create a resource reading list :))) so loves, enter. spread the word. and we hope you’re having a wonderful summer. happy reading !!!

nayyirahwaheed:

loves,

yrsa, tapiwa, and i want to thank you for all the support and honey you have given us :))) we thought to return some of this beautiful energy by hosting a summer reading giveaway beginning July thru August. (we also hope to collect a list of all of your favorite people of color writers and their works, and create a resource reading list :))) so loves, enter. spread the word. and we hope you’re having a wonderful summer. happy reading !!!

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and that’s how the lonely folk
catch you – they know how to come
dressed up as all of the things you need.
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wellgawtdayum said: Hi how r u? :) where may I be able to buy zimbabwe?

Hi :)) . You can get Zimbabwe from here

https://www.etsy.com/listing/193223760/zimbabwe

nayyirahwaheed:

summer giveaway winners, loves :)))

nayyirahwaheed:

summer giveaway winners, loves :)))

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tapiwamugabe:

a selection of poems from Zimbabwe

Avaliable from Etsy.

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thegabdonwrites:

These came in the mail today (finally) and I am a ridiculously happy woman. “Salt” by nayyirahwaheed and “Zimbabwe” by tapiwamugabe

My day was made even better, when I found a handwritten note from tapiwamugabe himself in his book “Zimbabwe”.

These will make my travels that much more ethereal!

Anonymous said: do you know where I can buy nayyirah waheeds 'salt'/'nejma'? I've found the link to 'zimbabwe' on etsy.. could you send a link please? thanks

Hi :)) nejma and salt are both avail from Amazon and Amazon Kindle. Or if you would like a signed copy you can get nejma and salt from Etsy. Hope that helps :)

forshoworforsoul:

Zimbabwe came first. Nejma came today. 
:]

Ndinotenda/thank you for your support sweets🙏, x

forshoworforsoul:

Zimbabwe came first. Nejma came today.
:]

Ndinotenda/thank you for your support sweets🙏, x

nayyirahwaheed:

five star review for yrsa daley-ward’s 'bone'

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