We are proof that love is not sweet

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So often feminism exists between hope and despair; hope that we can make our lives better; despair that the oppressions of the every day still exist.

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We keep fighting, to remind ourselves of the hope part of the riddle.

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We engage in acts that are (even a little bit) bigger than ourselves. We fight, we plot, we dream.

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We love.

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Last night these images appeared on the streets of the inner west in Sydney.

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Our love is not always sweet. Lovers are warriors; love can be an act of rebellion; love may be the bulwark that protects us and sustains us. Love may even win.

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Love,

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The F collective.

The line ‘we are proof that love is not sweet’ is drawn from a piece of writing by Liv Hamilton. It’s available in the F zine, here.

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One Response to “We are proof that love is not sweet”
  1. Reblogged this on The Filing Cabinet and commented:

    Some new word pictures on the f blog – enjoy.

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