1) a lady who acts in a dignified manner, much like a boss. Mama is a bossa. [Origin: From Brooklyn, by way of Palestine. Breakings vernacular, ‘-a’ suffix from Arabic= Feminine]
2) Arabic word for kiss. Mama gave me a bossa.
so sweet saadih, thank you. (& one does nah have to be a lady all the time to be bossa.) suheir hammad (orijinn).
…if a stranger told me she felt this way, if her voice broke like this, if i could feel fear shaking her, i’d hold her. i’d probably cry with her. i’d tell her she gonna be ok, even that she beautiful. and it’s me here, shaking, breaking, and i’ve no comfort to offer my self…
“The revolution and women’s liberation go together. We do not talk of women’s emancipation as an act of charity or because of a surge of human compassion. It is a basic necessity for the triumph of the revolution. Women hold up the other half of the sky.”