— Harper Lee (via purplebuddhaproject)
— Paulo Coelho (via haikuporn)
— Edgar Allan Poe, Complete Writings (via saddesteen)
There’s like a million different ways to say “I love you”
“put your seat belt on”
“watch your step”
“get some rest”
..you just gotta listen”
— (via 5feetoffury)
— E.B. White (via mirroir)
Street signs. Ingredients.
Warning labels. Bus schedules.
Your favorite book.
I am nine years old and in speech therapy.
A fat, glowing mirror distorts my teeth into large,
crooked kernels and the woman asks me to
repeat the words “show, start, show, start.”
Sounds stumble out of my…
tell a grown ass man “no” n watch him revert to age 5 behavior
— Porphyria R’lyeh (via creatingaquietmind)
— KeyWrites (via creatingaquietmind)
do you remember the first time you were called annoying?
how your breath stopped short in your chest
the way the light drained from your eyes, though you knew your cheeks were ablaze
the way your throat tightened as you tried to form an argument that got lost on your tongue.
your eyes never left the floor that day.
you were 13.
you’re 20 now, and i still see the light fade from your eyes when you talk about your interests for “too long,”
apologies littering every other sentence,
words trailing off a cliff you haven’t jumped from in 7 years.
i could listen to you forever, though i know speaking for more than 3 uninterrupted minutes makes you anxious.
all i want you to know is that you deserve to be heard
for 3 minutes
for 10 minutes
for 2 hours
there will be people who cannot handle your grace, your beauty, your wisdom, your heart;
mostly because they can’t handle their own.
but you will never be
and have never been