Tim Tharp, The Spectacular Now
❝ You don’t have to spend another day walking on eggshells, apologizing for existing. You can decide today that your life matters, your story is essential, and learn to dance in the glory of being alive.
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❝ …And I, infinitesimal being,
drunk with the great starry
likeness, image of
felt myself a pure part
of the abyss,
I wheeled with the stars,
my heart broke loose on the wind.
— Pablo Neruda, Poetry
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a restaurant in my hometown got a review that said the servers should “show some skin” so the owner added a potato skin special to the menu and all the proceeds from the special go to the west virginia foundation for rape information services (x)
That’s exactly the appropriate response.
❝ I know now that we never get over great losses; we absorb them, and they carve us into different, often kinder, creatures.
— Gail Caldwell
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❝ You are not the heaviness
sitting inside of you.
You are not the battlefield
where the bodies fall,
and you are not the sound of cannons
breaking the sky open.
You are what happens after the war.
— Y.Z, for the bad nights (via rustyvoices)
❝ People tend to think that happiness is a stroke of luck, something that will descend like fine weather if you’re fortunate. But happiness is the result of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly.
— Elizabeth Gilbert (via observando)
I see no lies here
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❝ For a star to be born, there is one thing that must happen: a gaseous nebula must collapse.
This is not your destruction.
This is your birth.
— n.t. (via petrrcapaldi)
Floral Crowns and bra burning.
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