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“It’s true. I feel like something new, something uncomfortable.” (pg. 14)
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Reading #theterrible by #yrsadaleyward this week. A quick poetic & humorous memoir read. Still thinking on how she was such a pleasure to meet. 💕
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Our hair is more then a style. It is a place for our affirmations and intentions. Our hair allows self-expression. Adornment is the space in which we say “this is what my soul looks like” #niazamarhair .
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“Self expression is a tricky
thing. Just as you start to feel
comfortable with yourself after years of not, you then have to justify yourself to other people. “
#yrsadaleyward, #bone
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Book 35 #bone by @yrsadaleyward
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what a voice! 💪
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and although our experiences couldn't be more different, the places connect 🌍
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...if you did not get up for work today
if it has been afternoon for hours
and the silence is keeping you awake,
if you only remember how to draw
your breath in and out like waves of
thick tar cooling,
if you are wishing it later,
pulling the sun down with your
prayers, leave the damn bed.
Wash the damn walls. Crack open a
window
even in the rain. Even in the snow...
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"Dont be fooled, the world is still gorgeous"
#yrsadaleyward
#ăngìđẹpquábây


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JUNE WRAP-UP. 📚
Have you read any of these books?

This is stupid late and I haven’t done wrap-ups in a while, so I thought I’d share what I’ve read in June since they happened to be stacked up. I managed to read 16 books. 💪🏾

Favourites of that month was #TheTerrible by #YrsaDaleyWard. Think it was my only 5 star read. It was haunting and left it’s mark. 📚

Least favourite of the month was #ToKillAKingdom (read as an ebook). I was disappointed by how mediocre the whole story was. Especially since it started off so badass, I thought I would’ve been more brutal. It just switched to an annoying love story that was barely convincing. 😒

The Winner’s Trilogy was a glorious reread. Such an underrated series. Well-developed, incredible character arcs, beautifully written, I couldn’t get enough. I need more books by #MarieRutkoski. 😍

If you are into your contemporaries, #JennBennett is one to add to your list. They’re light-hearted, full to the brim with sarcasm and amazing dialogue.
Now, #Illuminae... I’m confused as to how I feel towards the series. I’ll write a mini review on it once I read #Obsidio, but consider me conflicted.
And that’s a wrap. 😆


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“You may not run away from the thing that you are because it comes and comes and comes as sure as you breathe. As certain. The thing is deep inside your linings, way down in the marrow. People have a lot of words for it.”
I devoured The Terrible by Yrsa Daley-Ward. The way she narrates her experience with racism, sexism and mental health is so passionate that I had goosebumps, especially at the end. The book follows her from about six to mid 20s (I think) detailing her relationship with her brother, her mum, her friends and men. Such a poignant book, and I’ll definitely be reading her poetry too! 🌻
#bookstagram #books #yrsadaleyward #theterrible #feminism #intersectionalfeminism #mentalhealth


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Love is the light that our darkness fears.
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"Don't be fooled, the world is still gorgeous." 😍 💚 #YrsaDaleyWard #Yoga


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Stronger


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I love this one. I’ve read it twice in the last couple weeks. #minnestagrammers #minneapolis #mn #poetry #bone #yrsadaleyward #books #read #bookstagram I will have to go get her new one soon. 📚📚📚


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Happiness as a habit, Joy as a religion, Passion as a frequency, Kindness as a discipline, Gratitude as a fuel, Love as the breath 💕🌈✌️☀️🙏😎 #yogahouseco #raiseyourvibration #yrsadaleyward #summerlovin #beniciayogahouse #igniteyourlight #flyfree #happiness #gratitude #kindness #joy


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NEW YORK — Abby: “You really grow with the author as you read this book. It starts with the story of how her Mom conceived her and then travels through her life experiences to peak awareness. It’s a memoir but it reads like spoken word. I was very attracted to this title. What is the terrible? I think it’s the bad part of your head, or the dark cloud that can own every part of you. I have a lot of things going on. My dark cloud is this nagging feeling that everything is happening only by luck. But you have to do the thing that comes naturally to you. You can’t force things.” @abbyadesanya
#TheTerrible #YrsaDaleyWard / @theubc for #subwaybookreview #newyork 🗽


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Self expression is a tricky
thing. Just as you start to feel
comfortable with yourself after years of not, you then have to justify yourself to other people.
#yrsadaleyward
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Image: Nya Gatbel by Diana Del Franco
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#selflove #blackgirlmagic #femmearmour #blonde #selfcare #storyteller #spirituality #adornment #artist #ancestral #solarplexuschakra #blackwoman #blackisbeautiful #insparation #empowerment


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4. Love 💗 I’m sooo happily binging on poetry right now 😭 #bone #yrsadaleyward #love #poetry #poetess #instapoetry #poem #poems #poets #word #words #safe #danger #write


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We are all works in progress. We can choose to get bent out of shape about this or to accept our imperfections and missteps as part of our process. .
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#mindfulness #selfcompassion #forgiveness #mindfulmama #mindfulmom #mindfuldad #mindfulfamily #progressnotperfection #workinprogress #lifeisaprocess #yrsadaleyward


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Day 5 of adding structure to your day. I hope you are ending the week with a gentle shift in your thoughts and closer to your goals. No matter your accomplishments, I will leave you with these meaningful words. 📸@pinterest #yrsadaleyward #shiftyourthinking #firststep #bepresent #thismoment #loveyourself #mentalhealth #liveyourtruth #liveyourbestlife #thefutureisstigmafree #teletherapy #acceptance #nojudgement #judgementfree


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“Thank Goodness I have nearly
unlearned
folding my desire into itself
being afraid to claim it.”
#yrsadaleyward .
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Image : gyalskin on Tumblr
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#selflove #blackgirlmagic #femmearmour #fashion #nails #nailart #stilettonails #adornment #ancestral #artist #solarplexuschakra


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#yrsadaleyward from The Terrible.


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just finished Aja Gabel’s The Ensemble (thoughts to come later!) and i’m now debating between which of these two I should read first.
So, the obvious question for this post:
Any preferences?
(honestly asking because both sound amazing so i’m good with either lol)
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Yrsa Daley-Ward is best known for her 2014 poetry collection "bone". Now, she published her lyrical memoir "The Terrible", which chronicles her growing up and early twenties. If you pick the book up to get to know a lot of 'facts' about Daley-Ward's life and maybe her writing career, then you might be disappointed. Having said that, it is a wonderful book. In little vignettes, some more poetry, some rather prose, Daley-Ward writes about the equally troubled live of her mother, living with her very pious grandparents for some years as a child, the way her changing body was treated, the longing to meet her father, loss, figuring out relationships and desire, addiction, depression, experiences with sex work. But moreover, this book is a love letter to Daley-Ward's younger brother, Little Roo. Their relationship - at times rocky, but always loving -  is central to the narrative and their interactions form the frame of the book. Daley-Ward manages to not only tell specific stories but to transport emotions. Her writing here is versatile and beautiful, changing throughout the book befitting the different chapters. "The Terrible" is a book you can devour in one sitting or instead read slowly, dipping in and out.
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I finally got my hands on this beautiful book and I managed to score a signed copy 😍😍😍 #yrsadaleyward #theterrible #booksofinsta #bibliophile #memoirs #newbook #summerreading


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@yrsadaleyward looking beautiful on #thesadissue cover 🌸 We reviewed her memoir The Terrible which has been our favourite read of 2018 so far. If you missed it the first time click the 🔗 in our bio or swipe up on our IG story to read now! 📚


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Whether there is something you've been struggling with for years, months or merely a few days, we all have our limits. Whether we consciously realize it or not. It might take sitting in ambivalence for awhile or trying to pretend that there is no issue at all, but ultimately the need for change will make itself heard loud enough so that, suddenly, you know what needs to be done. It doesn't mean it's going to be simple or that afterwards it will immediately feel better, but it does mean that you're setting a boundary for yourself that you no longer want crossed. It does mean that you recognize what you want, need and deserve. It does mean that you're brave and courageous for stepping out of something that is no longer serving you and into something different, but unknown.


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when you wake up to this ❣️😆 gassed!!! guess my childhood competition winning streak is back 😄 *immediately starts entering luxury holiday competitions etc* thank you @yrsadaleyward cannot WAIT to dive into THE TERRIBLE ✨ #rougereads #bookgeekfromday



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One of my very favorite books. #yrsadaleyward #bone #inmylibrary #goodreads #poetry #penguinbooks


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Best summer reading in a minute. Poetry and project completion. #yrsadaleyward #jessicaabel #poetry #reading #🛋️ #📚


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She-read.
#Book #Poem #YrsaDaleyWard #Bone


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“Bone” by Yrsa Daley-Ward
Sooooooo good. @j.maitlen recommends the best books. #kellysbooklist #bone #yrsadaleyward


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‘Sonny goes and dies quietly. . . and I think about these parents of ours, our makers, our stars (such impossible, complex stars) . . . ‘ The Terrible, by the glorious #yrsadaleyward - language to make you sit bolt upright and understand


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convinced yet? #theterrible #yrsadaleyward


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Day 7: You do not have to accept things as they are. Change is the only constant. Once I learnt those two lessons, it's been easier to get through some really bloomin tough things in my life.
Also shoutout to @yrsadaleyward who is an awesome poet. I'm loving sharing the work of poets of colour.. there are so many talented poets of colour but somehow they're not as well known even tho they're mad talented. Sometimes we have to put the effort in and seek them out.. totally worth it if we want to change the status quo #31daysofpoetry #powerofpoetry #poetsofinstagram #poetrycommunity #soulfood #instapoem #poetrylovers #poetryforthesoul #powerofwords #poemaday #poetsofcolor #poetsofcolour #yrsadaleyward #changeistheonlyconstant #challengethestatusquo #lifelessons


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Im excited to read this. Bone was so powerful and spoke to me on so many levels so I know this is going to be great #currentlyreading #memoir #yrsadaleyward #summerreads


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Tag your love. Send them some ❤️❤️❤️
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I love, love, love @yrsadaleyward !! These are two of my favorite reads this year.


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“And sometimes you meet yourself back where you started but stronger” #yrsadaleyward. I’ve been told no more times than I care to remember but I now understand that no can mean not right now, or, there’s a better yes around the corner. .
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Taken with my @Google #Pixel2 wearing the prettiest @JenniferBehr accessories. #Cannes #tbt #femalefounders #perseverance


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‘I like the lines you use on me / they crackle a little, like magic.’ #illadmitit #yrsadaleyward #literaturelove #cassiusandflorentius #art #bonn


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Yay! My next two reads have just arrived 📚🙌


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Thurs, July 12 | Tix in bio | D.L. Hughley, one of “The Original Kings of Comedy” + @nytimes best seller, and Yrsa Daley-Ward, actor and writer, join @michellebuteau for a live taping of @whenever!! Plus, music from @iamroblewis, producer to stars like Christina Aguilera and Patti LaBelle!


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The Terrible, a memoir by a storyteller. Want to turn your poems into a 200 page song? This is how you do it. #TheTerrible #YrsaDaleyWard #Memoir #Poetry #Bone


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"My destiny is louder than my comfort." #yrsadaleyward

Keep moving. Don't settle. Your pupose is to grow.
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>> Spiritual Development: Boundaries Series << New Orleans // Thursdays // July 12, 19, // 7-9pm // $25 each //$45 series //comment below or DM for registration info// Space is limited.

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"The terrible is in your throat
the dark does not know how to get out of you
the darkness burns a hole in your liver;
it is too and is not enough
it is almost unbearable." #theterrible #yrsadaleyward


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BREAKING my HEART
SLOWING me in my tracks *
@yrsadaleyward Appropriately titled - as it does cut close, I just didn’t expect it to, every time, I open at any page to read. Thank you for giving of yourself so much. @yrsadaleyward
#Time and #Space #residency @metalsouthend #chalkwellhouse #chalkwellpark #morning #books #reading.
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#yrsadaleywardbone #poems


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#yrsadaleyward Thank you for the poem I exactly needed today


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Thanks @electricliterature 📬❤️💙


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Still so thrilled I had the chance to meet the incredible, amazing @yrsadaleyward 😍 what a lovely, thoughtful, beautiful soul 😍 so grateful to have had the opportunity to hear you speak (& to speak with you). Can’t wait to read everything you ever write! (Seriously — feel free to send me your grocery lists 😭)
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#theterrible by #yrsadaleyward 😻
Is life hidden in the lining of our seams? Are we wearing it inside out?

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We kicked off reading book 3 for our #PrideBookClub earlier this week! 🌊🐋✨ We'll be reading The Gloaming by @kirstylogan until July 15th, so there's plenty of time to join in. ⠀
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Of course we'll be sharing your pics of the book, favourite quotes and any other thing you create, so get posting with #pridebookclub! 🌈 More info in the link in our bio. 🙌
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The Gloaming is a bewitching tale of first love and dangerous magic. Mara's parents chose an enchanted island as a refuge, but when the island and the sea claim a price from her family, Mara's world unravels.⠀
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#pridereads #lgbtbooks #instareads #memoirs #bookstagram #yrsadaleyward #theterrible #beautifulcovers #currentlyreading


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Mannnnnn listen! Mood af... and to all a goodnight. #yrsadaleyward #poetryinmotion #achangeiscoming #almost38


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🖤🖤🖤 there you go again


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Your heart is going to tingle when you see @yrsadaleyward and @realdlhughley on our stage July 12. Buy tickets now! Link in bio!
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#WNYCStudios #comedy #comedypodcast #podcast #instafunny #comediansofinstagram #YrsaDaleyWard #MichelleButea #LateNightWhenever #LNW #roblewis


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@yrsadaleyward performing an excerpt from her book, “The Terrible.”


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