wilted petals on bedsheets and bathrobesi was full ofMore Like This
soft blossoms and a
wild, arcing sky that
would have taken
your breath away.
but now i am
petals of my
down the drain
is a bodily
all kinds of growth
nothing tries to
if you need help making it through the dayremember:More Like This
for the woman born an oceanthe world willMore Like This
set your borders on fire
and congratulate you
when you shrink.
but you were born
an ocean; you are the
child of the moon and
not even she can
do not let
them channel you
cat powerbecause the songs played in the wrong order, because he wouldn’t look me in the eye. because the car is a mess. because you said “i love you” but didn’t say my name. because the timing is off, always has been. because the last 10 pages are the hardest to get through, because anna dies (why does anna die?) because i want you here but i don’t want you in a place like this. because none of them stared, because i don’t have any words left. because it took you 20 hours. because i don’t like the mountain goats when you’re not around, because i don’t like a lot of things when you’re not around. because desperate emotion is integral to the human experience, but i find it detracts from my appreciation of the beauty of the universe. because my hands are sore. because i need a fucking drink, because i need a fucking drink, because i need a fucking drink. because no wMore Like This
...I cry at odd times because of odd things,More Like This
but they're not that odd in reality. These moments are just not represented enough.
I know there are other people in this world who watch the light when it plays across leaves and fabric and appreciate it with every bit of their being
I know there are other people in this world who feel how harsh the hatred in this world is sometimes, too heavy for their heart, even when it's not directed at us
I know there are other people in this world who know their own stupidity too well, how it spills out in certain moments and seems to colour every part of who they are
and feel how gentle streaks of water caress their cheeks.
People still jump to conclusions. They'll ask why you are sad. It's not as one-dimensional. It doesn't have to be sadness.
gnossienneyou always did admireMore Like This
how i used to find the most amazing
in the most revolting of places
and then you wonder
how i ever loved you.