You remember too much,
my mother said to me recently.
Why hold onto all that?
And I said,
Where do I put it down?
— Anne Carson, from “The Glass Essay” (via thenisaidihateyou)
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"Emotions are supposed to be raw, ugly, brutal…you don’t want someone to ‘sorta’ love you. You want that love to be a bursting flame, not a candle."
— (via we-are-each-other)
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"Writers end up writing about their obsessions. Things that haunt them; things they can’t forget; stories they carry in their bodies waiting to be released."
— Natalie Goldberg (via sumiremiu)
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"Being both soft and strong is a combination very few have mastered."
— Yasmin Mogahed (via thoughtsforbees)
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