“I am not the first person you loved.
You are not the first person I looked at
with a mouthful of forevers. We
have both known loss like the sharp edges
of a knife. We have both lived with lips
more scar tissue than skin. Our love came
unannounced in the middle of the night.
Our love came when we’d given up
on asking love to come. I think
that has to be part
of its miracle.
This is how we heal.
I will kiss you like forgiveness. You
will hold me like I’m hope. Read more
“A kind of light spread out
from her. And everything
changed color. And the world
opened out. And a day was
good to waken to. And there
were no limits to anything.
And the people of the world
were good and handsome.
And I was not afraid any more.”
~John Steinbeck, East of Eden
“You are a drop of perfect
in an imperfect world.
And all I need , is a taste.”
― pleasefindthis, I Wrote This For You
“To hold, you must first open your hand. Let go”
― Lao Tzu
” He had not touched me.
He did not need to.
His presence had affected me
in such a way that I felt
as if he had caressed me
for a long time.”
~ Anaïs Nin
Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
the dreamer in her
had fallen in love with me
and she did not know it.
that moment the dreamer in me
fell in love with her,
and I knew it.”
‘I don’t ask you to love me always like this, but I ask you to remember.’…Somewhere lost inside me there’ll always be the person I am tonight.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald, Magnetism
“For everything in this journey of life we are on, there is a right wing and a left wing: for the wing of love there is anger; for the wing of destiny there is fear; for the wing of pain there is healing; for the wing of hurt there is forgiveness; for the wing of pride there is humility; for the wing of giving there is taking; for the wing of tears there is joy; for the wing of rejection there is acceptance; for the wing of judgment there is grace; for the wing of honor there is shame; for the wing of letting go there is the wing of keeping. Read more