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FKA Tanwi Nandini Islam AUTHOR of BRIGHT LINES @penguinbooks IN SENSORIUM, Essays @hmhbooks HI WILDFLOWER, beauty & scent STELLAR SMOKE, novel-in-progress

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what did i commit in my previous life that god decided to punish me by making me an eldest immigrant daughter
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7/9
2020
I tell myself every day that my parents survived a Civil War... I can survive anything. It's in my blood.
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7/7
2020
@TazzyStar Paan leaves with flowers and fire as prayer / puja in rivers
7/4
2020
Taken as war trophies, the remains of these Algerian fighters were kept in the Musรฉe de l'Homme, an anthropology muโ€ฆ https://t.co/0VObueNgEC
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7/3
2020
@afrodiziac80 Beautiful!!! Thank you for your words โœจ๐Ÿ˜ญ I appreciate you!!! @afrodiziac80 @raceandfood I love that youโ€™re connecting it to perfumery thatโ€™s amazing. Need to listen!!!How can Europeans have the best noses? Lol, when they used those noses to judge, demean, belittle and dehumanize thโ€ฆ https://t.co/eg1AXYDtK6Writing is this for me too; Iโ€™ve been killing my fucking darling MFA for a decade and I think Iโ€™m free finally @kel_karpinski Thank you dear!!! Hope you love it!Self-taught forms โ€” in my case, perfumery โ€” often lead the creator into self-doubt & the feeling of being an impostโ€ฆ https://t.co/9pYkdhrUOe @queenofBLAH Yayyy! Spray this on each other as the neo marigold eating moment @panlikepeter Oooooh thank you dear! My summer scent is this and Hanalei โค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜ @AriaAber ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ @AriaAber Yes, I do. Hit my studio for the first time in months and cried a lotI canโ€™t believe I lost my sense of smell in April ๐Ÿฅบ๐Ÿ˜ญ @happiestwerther ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅฐ wonderful thank you!!!! @jasminek027 Sending โœจโค๏ธ๐ŸŒ™ Yesss I love this @DjanaFrancois Thank you darling!!!Thankful for @ScentTrunk for trusting my olfactory dreamscapes and for blending them into life for yโ€™all @alyssaharad I would love to send you this darling!This perfume lived in my mind for a couple of months as a little hat tip to Monsoon Wedding and then the opportunitโ€ฆ https://t.co/XGy0YDlaeKMarigolds, saltwater, saffron, rose, carnation, cedar, sandalwood and musk // https://t.co/u1BA5uYqUf https://t.co/slzYlNhwKILibra is described as masculine, diurnal, hot, airy, moist, and sanguine. Its season is autumn.
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7/2
2020
Midsummer is here // off Twitter to finish IN SENSORIUM & to protest in real life & tend to my inner world โœจ๐ŸŒ™ Peace & Love yโ€™all.I wrote about why Iโ€™m not ready to go back into dining rooms, and how the chaotic, fragmented, contradictory governโ€ฆ https://t.co/S8cT5whLNY
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7/1
2020
@surlybassey My favorite too @TheSamhita Imagine all that money and they still canโ€™t be cute lol @Ruwi_Shaikh Try Lavender, Super Silver Haze, anything Blueberry family โ€” and ask for CBD hybrids higher in CBD! @ivadixit Lol sorry I did not see your tweet to not tell you to make this shit haha @ivadixit If you like fruity stuff def try strawberry shortcake โ€” and not to be too pandemic cooking but I think buโ€ฆ https://t.co/WoPR77TmdD @ivadixit I used to be super into the crunchy bars ala toasted almond and strawberry shortcake a nyc bodega staple!!!Israel murdered more Palestinians in Gaza over 50 days than the total number of Israelis killed by Palestinians ovโ€ฆ https://t.co/d7fB9b9llw
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6/30
2020
@nicolesjchung Sending so much love and peace, May her memory bring solace to your heart โค๏ธHamilton eschews this theoryI am descended from a land created out of unpopular opinions so yeah thatโ€™s the vibeYou can tell when a writer is not from NY bc theyโ€™re not allergic to corniness lol @SikhProf So many! @hiwildflower is brilliant (read Bright Lines) & following her led me to @fariharoisin whose newโ€ฆ https://t.co/464YJIaTg3
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Retweeted by ๐Ÿ…๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ‘… ๐Ÿ–ค Tanaรฏs ๐Ÿ–ค๐ŸŒ™๐Ÿ“ฟ๐ŸI can honestly say money is never enough to motivate me to do something I do not like or believe in @immaterialnerd @kel_karpinski Wowwwww!!!! I have an Aries rising so Iโ€™m burning to bounce constantly !! @kel_karpinski Iโ€™m a Libra itโ€™s tough for meIโ€™m weeping because this new perfume makes me feel like Iโ€™m closer to the trip I never got to take, to visit sitesโ€ฆ https://t.co/n6irjSpx0P @_neelofer Thank you darling. This opportunity came at a beautiful time ๐Ÿ˜ญ to experience such confluences is lovelyCancerian people love to nest...like too much lol @_neelofer Haha not yet! I feel like pre-orders are pre-pandemic but itโ€™s releasing v. Soon!!Itโ€™s Brahminism, itโ€™s Orientalism, itโ€™s patheticWhy do people keep thinking this is an imaginative flex? Itโ€™s just imperialism, bitch @notallbhas Ugh lolNo Muslim person ever wants to read another book about terrorist Muslims. It is V I O L E N T and guess what? Mostโ€ฆ https://t.co/JKoBqOeyYRYโ€™all lap up narrative and art that wants us to die // without a single afterthought to the psychic toll @morganapple Yesss ugh. They keep doing it over and over and the rest of us writing muslim complexity get the short end of that stick lolMuslim as terrorist is such an easy thing for too many of yโ€™all to consume itโ€™s sad as fuck @sadgirlzclub69 Exaaactly @jsparfums Gotta keep my hi wi dirt to myself!!!Update // collabo will be the musky floral water scent & I am saving patchouli for my next Hi Wi collectionyearly reminder that the worldโ€™s first university was founded in Morocco in 859 by a Muslim woman, Fatima el-Fihri.โ€ฆ https://t.co/LhQ401LwtI
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6/29
2020
@AriaAber Itโ€™s that cool, clear evergreen fog air!!! @lesbrains ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ‘„๐ŸšฌMy advice: Share the work you find beautiful and meaningful more often than you announce your rejection of the work you dislike.
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6/28
2020

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