after falling comes landing.
that’s all any of us are trying to do, is land. whether we’re coming down from heaven or falling into the depths of our own hell, we’re just trying to land; to get our feet on the ground and get a grasp on our surroundings, on the reality we’ve created for ourselves. we might find ourselves in paradise or stuck in the path of a hurricane, but there is a certainty associated...
“when things break, it’s not the actual breaking that prevents them from getting back together again. it’s because a little piece gets lost- the two remaining ends couldn’t fit together even if they wanted to. the whole shape has changed.” -david levithan
i’ve always heard elders talk about the time when their lives just ‘took off’ and i never believed much in that. i believe more in natural progression of events, but i have been proved wrong. today, these past couple days.. this will be the time i tell about, the time my life took off— my time. -tbrumm
“just so we could lie there, and you could hold me, and i could hold you, and it would be so peaceful. completely peaceful. like the feeling of sleep, but being awake in it together” -david levithan
“i can’t help thinking that ‘getting a life’ is something only a complete idiot could believe. like you can just drive to the store and get a life. see it in its shiny box and look inside the plastic window and catch a glimpse of yourself in a new life and say, ‘wow, i look much happier- i think this is the life i need to get!’ take it to the counter, ring it...
just because you’re his number one doesn’t mean he’s allowed to have a 2, 3 and 4. -tbrumm
anyone could be good enough for us. it’s just that the ones we’re drawn to are the ones who have no interest in being good enough.. and that’s why we’re so drawn to them. it’s their overwhelming amount of pride, stubbornness and confidence that draw us in and coincidentally, those are the same things that lead us to withdrawal. -tbrumm
flaws and all.
i couldnt tell if i was having a mood or if this was the beginning of the end. was this that time when we find one flaw that leads us to find 50 others until finally we look at someone and all we see is one big flaw? -tbrumm
no one can love your relationship enough to make you love each other. -tbrumm
“inside are the plants that have taught themselves to look like stones. i think of them; they grow silently, hiding in dry soil, minor events, little zeros, containing nothing but themselves; no food value, to the eye soothing and round, then suddenly nowhere. i wonder how long it takes, how they do it.” -margaret atwood