— Shyma Perera, Bitter Sweet Symphony (via psych-facts)
I Come From a Long Line of Hot-Blooded, Able-Bodied Women
My grandmother was so afraid my grandfather was having an affair
that she bought a polygraph and turned it on
every time she said I love you and waited for him to say it back.
My mother came out of the womb bloody and wailing,
then stared with saucer eyes as the…