One day, you will
let go of his hand
for the both of

He will beg for
you to come back
to bed, his words
will tear right
through your skin
and into your
chest, where you
are keeping
yourself safe.

leaving is the
most important
part of loving

- because leaving fucking hurts when you still care, Emma Bleker (via stolenwine)

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The weather varies between heavy fog and pale sunshine; My thoughts follow the exact same process."
- Virginia Woolf, 21 April 1918  (via middecember)

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Except I think it feels more like an empty stomach than a broken heart. An aching hollowness that food can’t cure. You know. You’ve felt it yourself, I bet. You hurt all the time, you’re restless, you can’t think straight, you sort of wish you were dead but what you really want is for everything to be the same as it was when you were still with her… or him."
- Richard Laymon, Night in the Lonesome October (via larmoyante)

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I do not use the word home lightly. So when I sigh it into the crook of your neck, believe that your spine is a timber frame, your kiss a welcome mat, and your enveloping arms my front door."
- Unknown  (via emmalynsullivan)

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Don’t you dare
Shrink yourself
For someone else’s comfort -
Do not become small
For people who refuse to grow."
- m.v., Advice to my future daughter, #2. (via emmalynsullivan)

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To feel anything
deranges you. To be seen
feeling anything strips you
naked. In the grip of it
pleasure or pain doesn’t
matter. You think what
will they do what new
power will they acquire if
they see me naked like
. If they see you
feeling. You have no idea
what. It’s not about them.
To be seen is the penalty."
- Anne Carson, from Red Doc (via emmalynsullivan)

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Do not mock a pain that you haven’t endured."
- Unknown (via organicafe)

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Alexander McQueen Fall/Wint 2011 - Raquel Zimmerman by David Sims
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