A Couple of Women Ago

A Couple of Women Ago

I am no good at goodbyes.

24. jersey. searching.

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"It must only look
like leaving. There’s an art
to everything. Even
turning away. How

eventually even hunger
can become a space
to live in. How they made
out of shamelessness something
beautiful, for as long as they could.

from "Civilization,"
by Carl Phillips


Idea: send me your number on anon. We text for two days, no name, no picture, just talking. We see if we’d be friends from getting to know one another. On day three you send me a picture and your name.


Sometimes you need to remind yourself that you were the one who carried you through the heartache. You are the one who sits with the cold body on the shower floor, and picks it up. You are the one who feeds it, who clothes it, who tucks it into bed, and you should be proud of that. Having the strength to take care of yourself when everyone around you is trying to bleed you dry, that is the strongest thing in the universe.


if you cant handle me at my worst then leave because i dont have a best im always awful

"That’s all anybody can do right now. Live. Hold out. Survive. I don’t know whether good times are coming back again. But I know that won’t matter if we don’t survive these times."
-Octavia E. Butler, Parable of the Sower (via coffeebooksandfriends)
"I aim to be
but my
hands still
and my voice
isn’t quite
-Michelle K., Earning Your Roar. (via alchemy)

(Source: michellekpoems)