"I want to get in an argument with your mouth
that neither of us can win,
tongues twisted up like roots.
I want to kiss you and feel like I am growing."
Damian Goidich (USA) - Boxed In VII – The Wait, 2011 Drawings: Charcoal on Gessoed Paper
I was young I was so young it hurt like a knife
because there was no alternative except to hide as long
not in self-pity but with dismay at my limited chance:
trying to connect.
“I think the most amazing fact I learned was that they have a part of the brain that we don’t have—a part that we can’t even identify. This suggests that they sense, understand, and even feel more than we do. It still blows me away to think about it.”—Gabriela Cowperthwaite, Director of Blackfish
(Source: freedomforwhales, via i-uxta)
"Hold onto your voice. Hold onto your breath. Don’t make a noise don’t leave your room unil I come back from the dead for you. I will come back from the dead for you."
"You’re good for the ones you love. You want to be good for the ones you love, because you know that your time with them will end up being too short, no matter how long it is."
Having a huge number of books is not exactly about reading them all — it’s about having the possibility of reading them all. — Michael Lipsey