my face burns red
more than anyone I know
when I am frustrated
when my voice
the heat of it
rushing to my cheeks
missing my mouth
I could redirect it
to my throat
and force out the scream
I’ve been swallowing
for 21 years
"I loved you on this day. I love this memory."
— Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (via breakfastathepburns)
"The traveler gets sores on his feet from traveling in this world, while the traveler in the spiritual realm gets sores on his heart."
— Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad (via heartheraindrops-fall)
"Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude."
— Martin Luther King, Jr. (via quotestuff)
"Once you lose someone, it is never exactly the same person who comes back."
— Sharon Olds, Satan Says (via amanda—bynes)
"Anyway, you can’t leave her like that. You can’t do that to the woman. She doesn’t deserve it; nobody does. You don’t belong to her and she doesn’t belong to you, but you’re both part of each other; if she got up and left now and walked away and you never saw each other again for the rest of your lives, and you lived an ordinary waking life for another fifty years, even so on your deathbed you would still know she was part of you."
— Iain Banks, “The Bridge” (via mooneyedandglowing)
I Was A Quiet Baby
"Nobody even imagines how well one can lie about the state of one’s own heart."
— Yukio Mishima, Thirst for Love (via aestheticintrovert)