I am alone, in spite of love, In spite of all I take and give— In spite of all your tenderness, Sometimes I am not glad to live. I am alone, as though I stood On the highest peak of the tired gray world, About me only swirling snow, Above me, endless space unfurled; With earth hidden and heaven hidden, And only my own spirit’s pride To keep me from the peace of those Who are not lonely,...
799. SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO LET GO OF OLD THINGS TO...
likeawritingdesk: My body is old. It bends and it heaves and it aches and it cries out to me, but it does not break. My body is a little church, a small building in the bad part of town. It sways in the wind and aches when it’s cold and sweats when it’s hot, like the walls in our old apartment building. But my body does not break. My body should be young and mobile and free. But instead, my body...
I don’t just want your heart. I want your flesh, your skin and blood and bones,...– Isobel Thrilling
This world is hard. It has sharp edges and points that cut. It’ll make you...– I Wrote This For You
I like the dark part of the night, after midnight and before four-thirty, when...– Dave Eggers
Once upon a time, there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a...– Nicole Krauss
Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate....– I Wrote This For You
I never really got it until you.
ask questions identify the problem do things one at a time distinguish sense from nonsense accept change as inevitable admit mistakes be calm smile
and i’ll miss you like you’re dead and...