When I had time, he didn’t.
When I am lonely for boys it’s their bodies I miss. I study their hands lifting...– Margaret Atwood (via beautyisanillusion)
I can't believe
How many times I’ve complained in the last week. I want to say something about how life always works out. Rejection is the universe making a decision for you, so you should never see it as you failing. Think of it as one less decision you have to make on your own- God intervenes. There’s nothing cooler! I’ve never felt hurt by rejection. Even being rejected by a guy has never...
I can no longer borrow comfort from the future to help my present grief.– Nathaniel Hawthorne (via beautyisanillusion)
True heroism is minutes, hours, weeks, year upon year of the quiet, precise,...– David Foster Wallace in The Pale King (via explore-blog)
This poem was just published in my college’s lit journal: Flowers “Flowers. Flowers.” O’Hara said As if someone might pause for a minute and think, how beautiful, flowers. Sometimes I sit alone, cutting at my dinner, and I think it might be nice to have you here at least for a glass of wine, or a recap of the news, or something about how everyone uses Latin, in some form, every day...
Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you...– (via libraryland)
F. Scott Fitzgerald's list of things to worry... →
And when I go out I don’t feel anything, I just keep spending my money– “Last Year” - Best Coast
I’m not going to cry all the time nor shall I laugh all the time.– Frank O’Hara
You took care of me when you knew I didn’t need taking care of. And then...
I really don’t know what ‘I love you’ means. I think it means ‘Don’t leave me...– Neil Gaiman (via beautyisanillusion)
"Countdown (Sick For the Big Sun)"-Phoenix
thechalkboxkid: Do You Remember when 21 Years Was Old?
especially because it's ultimately my fault
It just makes me sad
They say I mope too much but really I’m loudly dancing. I eat paper. It’s good for my bones. I play the piano pedal. I dance, I am never quiet, I mean silent. Some day I’ll love Frank O’Hara. I think I’ll be alone for a little while.
I know so much about things, I accept so much, it’s like vomiting.– Spleen, Frank O’Hara
You are angry because I see the white-haired genius of the painter more...– Frank O’Hara, “To a Poet”
The less I needed, the better I felt.– Charles Bukowski (via coldwetground)
When I was eighteen, I wanted to tell my lovers every inch of every moment that...– Dana Spiotta (my professor), Stone Arabia