Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence
Antoine de Saint Exupéry, The Little Prince
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Sometimes people are beautiful.
Not in looks.
Not in what they say.
Juust in what they are.
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She knew she was really sad, when she stopped loving the things she loved.
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You don’t need a perfect relationship. All you need is someone who loves your weirdness, wants to spend time with you and respects you.
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Frank Bidart, from Half-light: Collected Poems; “Music Like Dirt”
[Text ID: I will not I will not I said but as my body turned in the solitary / bed it said But he loves me which broke my will.]
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If there is no avoiding a moon then let it be a full one, a full one
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I just want to be with someone who doesn’t disappear when love gets tough.
j. iron word
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Some people make your laugh a little louder, your smile a little brighter, and your life a little better.
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You can be a good person with a kind heart, and still say no.
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Someday someone is going to look at you with light in their eyes you’ve never seen, they’ll look at you like you’re everything they’ve been looking for their entire lives. Wait for it.
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What I hate I love. Ask the crucified hand that holds the nail that now is driven into itself, why.
Frank Bidart, from Half-light: Collected Poems; “Catullus: Id faciam”
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You haven’t vanished. The letters of your name are still a scar that doesn’t heal,
Octavio Paz, tr. by Eliot Weinberger, from The Poems of Octavio Paz; “The Prisoner”
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Some people are born with tornados in their lives, but constellations in their eyes. Other people are born with stars at their feet, but their souls are lost at sea.
Perspectives, Nikita Gill
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She wanted to be alone, but not lonely. That was very different; that was something that ached and hurt dreadfully right inside one.
Elizabeth Von Arnim
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Sometimes, the people who are thousand of miles away from you, can make you feel better than the people who are right beside you.
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At the end of the day, you can either focus on what's tearing you apart or what's holding you together.
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O ruin O haunted
restless remnant of
Frank Bidart, from Half-light: Collected Poems; “O ruin O haunted”
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It is madness to hate all roses because you got scratched with one thorn.
Antoine de Saint-Exupére
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Don’t be afraid to get back up again, to try again, to love again, to live again and to dream again. Don’t let a hard lesson harden your heart.
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