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Quotes by Najwa Zebian

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Wikipedia Summary for Najwa Zebian

Najwa Zebian (born 27 April 1990) is a Lebanese-Canadian activist, author, poet, educator, and speaker based in London, Ontario. Zebian rose to fame on Instagram through sharing her instapoetry and gained popularity during the Me Too movement along with her subsequent Tedx Talks and interviews on Canadian news outlets such as CBC, Entertainment Tonight, among others.

Her work draws from feelings of displacement and heartbreak and addresses themes of love, friendship, honesty, and identity. A revised edition of her 2016 bestselling self-published first collection, Mind Platter, came out with Andrews McMeel Publishing in 2018, followed by her second title, The Nectar of Pain. Zebian's third book, Sparks of Phoenix, was published in 2019 and recounts Zebian's journey in healing from abuse and rebuilding.

Quote: I've never wanted roses
to resist wilting
more than I do now.
That's how I know
that I want this love
to last. by author Najwa Zebian overlaid on photo of blue rose
Photo Credit: Edward Howell

I've never wanted roses
to resist wilting
more than I do now.
That's how I know
that I want this love
to last.


Quote: You stayed a short while,
but
you made me want to write
about love,
not heartbreak,
again.
Thank you. by author Najwa Zebian overlaid on photo of photo of author Najwa Zebian with quote

You stayed a short while,
but
you made me want to write
about love,
not heartbreak,
again.
Thank you.


Quote: If you ever come back, I will tell you:

The sun is closer to you
than I will ever be.
So burn, 
if you wish.
You will not
see the shadow of me
even if you become
the sun
yourself. by author Najwa Zebian overlaid on photo of photo of author Najwa Zebian with quote

If you ever come back, I will tell you:

The sun is closer to you
than I will ever be.
So burn,
if you wish.
You will not
see the shadow of me
even if you become
the sun
yourself.


Quote: I am broken
beyond repair.

There is no going back
to the person I was before.

There is rebirth,
rebuilding,
reinventing,
and soul stitching
with gold
that needs to happen. by author Najwa Zebian overlaid on photo of photo of author Najwa Zebian with quote

I am broken
beyond repair.

There is no going back
to the person I was before.

There is rebirth,
rebuilding,
reinventing,
and soul stitching
with gold
that needs to happen.




Quote: These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb. by author Najwa Zebian overlaid on photo of photo of author Najwa Zebian with quote

These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.


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