"holiness for you
was always in the quiet
of the world,
never in the flesh of another.
the blood you lick from your lips
must taste like freedom."
The Art of Letting Go, Meredith Amadee
"We loved like we invented it."
Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, Bowery Women: Poems (via poetrist)
"You are not designed for everyone to like you."
This should be our least concern but somehow it became our greatest.
"And lastly from that period I remember riding in a taxi one afternoon between very tall buildings under a mauve and rosy sky; I began to bawl because I had everything I wanted and knew I would never be so happy again."
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Crack-Up (via observando)
"I am the sea and nobody owns me."
Pippi Longstocking. Dir. Clive A. Smith. (via wordsnquotes)
Anonymous said: do you believe in god?
Yes, yes I do.
"He does something to me, that boy. Every time. It’s his only detriment. He steps on my heart. He makes me cry."
Markus Zusak, The Book Thief (via sunst0ne)
"Hello darling, sorry about that.
Sorry about the bony elbows, sorry we
lived here, sorry about the scene at the bottom of the stairwell
and how I ruined everything by saying it out loud.
Especially that, but I should have known.
You see, I take the parts that I remember and stitch them back together
to make a creature that will do what I say
or love me back."
from Richard Siken’s Litany in Which Certain Things Are Crossed Out (via awayfromfear)