Jesus Christ (Alternative Version)
The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me
and if he wants to leave
then let him leave
you are terrifying
and strange and beautiful
something not everyone knows how to love
—Warsan Shire, For Women Who Are Difficult To Love
I know now that we never get over great losses; we absorb them, and they carve us into different, often kinder, creatures.
—Gail Caldwell, Let’s Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship (via larmoyante)
I never wish to be easily defined. I’d rather float over other people’s minds as something strictly fluid and non-perceivable; more like a transparent, paradoxically iridescent creature rather than an actual person.
—Franz Kafka; from a diary entry dated 23 March 1914. (via setbabiesonfire)