"It is a miserable state of mind to have few things to desire and many things to fear."
Francis Bacon
happy birthday to the sadness that has been with me my whole life →

writingsforwinter:

I mourn you like the loss of this poem after it is finished.

When the subway came in, puddles darkening on my jacket

as they squelched beneath my rainboots, a man sitting near me

asked why I still loved you- I said you are the only thing

that has been with me my whole life. Twenty already.

In…

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Lady Macbeth (Macbeth, Act I scene v)

(Source: dailyshakespeare, via featherumbrellas)

Look like the innocent flower,
But be the serpent under it.
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Matthew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook

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Matthew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook

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Stephen King, The Body 1982 (via disbar)

(via thetalltwig)

Love isn’t soft, like those poets say. Love has teeth which bite and the wounds never close.
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Nathan Filer, Where the Moon Isn’t

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Nathan Filer, Where the Moon Isn’t

(via winningthebattle)

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