"I throw my passport in the sea,
And name you my country.
I throw all my dictionaries in the fire,
And name you my language."
Don’t ever think that your brown skin is anything less than perfect, amazing, wonderful, benevolent, a blessing, marvelous, outstanding, heavenly, and majestic. Seriously.
"Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the Universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors."
"Who were you before they broke your heart"
Little do you know…you opened a new window for the wind, the sun, hope, and freedom
Revolutionary walls of Dara’a, Syria.