Now at the end of everyday I lie awake at night and wait to feel the wires of...– La Dispute
There is a way, when you feel you don’t know that much about sex, but are arrested by your interest in it, that the person who fucked you the best becomes all that sex can be for you. They hold your pleasures and questions and desires to do it and do it better. And when there have been others since that person who didn’t fuck you as well, it becomes harder to feel with any certainty that someone...
Do it, because a girl who reads understands syntax. Literature has taught her...– Charles Warnke
This is not a normal way to lead a life. It is not best to walk around with the desire to slam yourself in to a wall, to hope that your train will crash, to wonder if you just stepped out into the street a little too early, to be in search and hope of the collision. You did not make a mistake you made a purposeful choice. Mistake implies that the outcome was uncertain, but here the outcome was...
If you don’t become the ocean, you’ll be seasick every day.– Leonard Cohen
There is a lot of effort going on here, but I’m trying to remind myself that effort doesn’t have to be hard, that challenge can be invigorating, that people regularly take pride in their effort.
You have to find a way to inhabit your body while enacting your deepest desires....– Dear Sugar
Generalizations about common, but un-generalizable...
At a certain point, death changes for you. It has to do with becoming a certain age and losing more than one person you cherish. At a certain point you understand death is just going to happen. Sometimes it is the more expected death of age; expectation that warrants absolutely nothing. Sometimes it is the less expected death of tragedy. It is always shocking. You are never ready. The loss...