another reminder. the world is heavy but your bones (just a cubic inch) can hold 19,000 lbs ounce for ounce they are stronger than steel atom for atom you are more precious than diamond and stars have died so that you may live you need to remember these things when you say that you are weak and worthless
I sit before flowers hoping they will train me in the art of opening up– Shane Koyczan, The Student
I am not the first person you loved. You are not the first person I looked at...– Clementine von Radics, Mouthful of Forevers
And if you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself get a better mirror...– Shane Koyczan
men want to fix you save you or fuck you I can’t be fixed and I don’t...– Jeanann Verlee, men
Loneliness, don't fool me into caring
I have to remind myself that I don’t like you, I just like how strongly your lack of love for me contrasts him.
you told me once, while weaving your fingers in and out of mine, laying on your stomach, how in japan there is a practice of repairing broken pottery with gold laquer to show that something is beautiful to have been broken i woke up to gold lines around my bruises and broken bones, circles lining my elbows and knees/following my bloodlines through and through to my fingertips and now there is...
I must learn to love the fool in me - the one who feels too much, talks too...– Theodore Isaac Rubin
We began by playing Russian Roulette with our teeth instead of with bullets. Our bodies are syllables that have to be strung together like pebbles in order to form words: “undress” used to be my favorite one, until I learned your name. In high school my father ran over 23 deer in our old beat-up Volvo on his way to work, but never stopped to bury a single one. He told me, years later, that...
Here’s what our parents never taught us: You will stay up on your rooftop...– “Here’s What Our Parents Never Taught Us,” Shinji Moon
My dear, Find what you love and let it kill you. Let it drain you of your all....– Charles Bukowski