Bring forth the furious goddess with no fucks to give. We are waiting. In the meantime, we’ll do the job ourselves.
~ Susan Lilley
You say you love the world, so love the world.
– Ada Limon
For all those that have to fight for the respect that everyone else is given without question.
– N.K. Jemisin
What should I be but just what I am?
– Edna St. Vincent Millay
You may do this, I tell you, it is permitted. Begin again the story of your life.
– Jane Hirshfield
There is no poetry where there are no mistakes.
– Joy Harjo
…if I were, even now, without either a dog or a horse in my keeping, I should feel I had lost contact with the earth.
– Beryl Markham
In a time of destruction, create something.
– Maxine Hong Kingston
Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.
– Margaret Atwood
I allow myself to fail. I allow myself to break. I’m not afraid of my flaws.