the words, they whisper
“It is likely I will die next to a pile of things I was meaning to read.”
— Lemony Snicket
I can’t think about that right now. If I do, I’ll go crazy. I’ll think about that tomorrow.
—Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
I saw the heavy heart
she carried tirelessly
on her sleeve
so I walked up to her
and asked “hey, can I
carry that for you?”
Making love was never about you and me in a bed. We made love whenever we held hands.
—Ian Thomas, I Wrote This For You
It is illegal for women to go topless in most cities, yet you can buy a magazine of a woman without her top on at any 7-11 store. So, you can sell breasts, but you cannot wear breasts, in America.
Let me fill the cracks
so the sadness doesn’t seep out
and stain your beautiful skin.