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312 pages, Hardcover
First published September 17, 2019
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“Life is hard for we women, because we strong and the world ain’t wan’ to love us for it.”
[…] she is killing me softly and I think if I have to die, let it be softly. In her arms, in her smell, in her gap.
Thank you to Penguin for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for a spot on this blog tour! This did not affect my opinions in any way. All quotes are from an advance copy and may differ in final publication.
‘I is crying so hard, my body is shudder and breath and wet with tears’
"...as Black folks we are limitless. That, maybe, our blackness holds ancient cosmic memory. What if our wisdom comes from our dreams, not just churches and Bibles?"
We was a cosmic conversation, before I even met you in this life.
Take your feelings and hold them with softness, but also with power.
“As small as it is, this little life is mine, and I love it.”
embedded under every new civilisation is an earth that never forgets
“Healing is like falling in love, but deeper. You unite with someone so that you can work alchemy with they soul.”