"So often we try to make other people feel better by minimizing their pain, by telling them that it will get better (which it will) or that there are worse things in the world (which there are). But that’s not what I actually needed. What I actually needed was for someone to tell me that it hurt because it mattered.
I have found this very useful to think about over the years, and I find that it is a lot easier and more bearable to be sad when you aren’t constantly berating yourself for being sad."
see, i felt like
there was a big fucking hole
right in my chest
a shadow i could not
see, i made jokes all the time
because i was already so bruised
why not make myself
see, i’m one of those
“burn out in the glory of fire”
types, always the
funny man, always
quick with a smile,
always full of liquor
by the end of the night
nobody even noticed
when i wanted
"You ache with it all; and the more mysterious it is, the more you ache."
Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes From The Underground
scorpio ° ☾ °☆ ¸. ●(via astrolocherry)
"Remember her hair in the morning before it was pinned, black, rampant, savage with loveliness. As if she slept in perpetual storm."
Cormac Mccarthy, Suttree
scorpio ☾ ☆ ¸. ¸ ★(via astrolocherry)