I think you need to fall in love with the wrong person. I think you need to fight and cry and sweat and bleed and fail. I think you need to have bad relationships and bad breakups. I think you need all of that so that when the right person and the right relationship comes along you can sigh with relief and say, “Ah yes. That is how its supposed to feel.Excerpt from “Conversations with my Mother” (via andreeaanderson)
today my professor told me
every cell in our entire body
is destroyed and replaced
every seven years.
how comforting it is to know
one day i will have a body
you will have never touched.
Look, let me put it this way: with me, you’re number one and there isn’t even a number two.Charles Bukowski (via obliteratedheart)
There’s too much “I need them, they complete me” and not enough “I complete me yet I want them along for this journey”
My mother doesn’t like tattoos. She says art belongs on a wall. Well I say no one, not even my mother gets to tell me that I can’t be a masterpiece.Hannah Snowdon (via basementvirtue)
She reminded me of the sea; the way she came dancing towards you, wild and beautiful, and just when she was almost close enough to touch she’d rush away again.Glenda Millard, A Small Free Kiss in the Dark (via skeletales)