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Month: July 2019

M I D D L E

“I kinda sorta want you to tear my clothes off,” Lola whispered in Peter’s ear.

B E A U T Y

“Skylar todl you to come here?" I asked dumbly. "No," Bethany said. "Skylar told me not to come here. Same dif.” ~ Jennifer Lynn Barnes

N O W

“Rabbits are like human beings in many ways. One of these is certainly their staunch ability to withstand disaster and to let the stream of their life carry them along, past reaches of terror and loss. They have a certain quality which it would not be accurate to describe as callousness or indifference. It is, rather, a blessedly circumscribed imagination and an intuitive feeling that Life is Now." ~ Richard Adams

I N H A R M O N I C

"...I just want to listen as the train fills completely with warm water, and we are all swimming slowly toward the man with Mozart flowing from his hands. I want nothing but to put my fingers inside his mouth, let that prayer hum through my veins. I want crawl into the hole in his violin. I want to sleep there until my flesh becomes music.” ~ Ocean Vuong

B E E T R O O T S

They attempted to steady me by spreading out symbols, and because vertigo and I were joined at the hip, I allowed them to hold my gaze. When they were done, […]

F I R S T

“Anything you avoid in life will come back, over and over again, until you’re willing to face it—to look deeply into its true nature.” ~ Adyashanti

L I P S

His smirk and my ego beget silence. He didn’t even know our affair would result in a birth, of sorts.

S T A R R Y

"Face to the sea, I hear the wind calling me to truth Close your eyes and dream beneath the warmth of skies of blue Longing to rest my weary bones So long the path, O be still my soul"

P O P

Everything we perceive to know about another is only as much as we are willing to perceive to know about ourselves. As the investment of our time into others is […]

P R E S E R V A T I O N

I once never quite drowned and once I was never entirely on fire but I feel to have been close both times. So the cracks in the ceiling begged the […]

B U R S T I N G

i’m standing in the middle something about us screams 1970’s maybe the bellbottoms or the blue Cadillac on the right

L O N E L Y

"Often we read that minimalism is the wave of the future, yet too often a man finds his past minimized by the simplicities of his needs. To talk of the future as if ones past actions are exempt from the grandiosity of contributing to another's failure, is like birthing a son and waiting until he is a man to call him good while forgetting you called him a bastard throughout his childhood" ~ V

S E V E N T H

each morning she shines he says life is beautiful she nods in agreement mistresses don’t argue they delight in rainbows soaked with cloud-shaped loyalty to deformities

B O O K E N D S

The sacredness applied to birth and death is universal. Some want many in the room to support them in birthing or dying, some want few and others wish for none. […]