There’s a smile I miss that could brighten anyone’s day. Happy birthday mom, I love you! #paw54 #mommasboy
Today is the mama’s birthday.
An artist mom started letting her 4-year-old daughter finish her drawings for her and they’re amazing.
What paltry aid literature turned out to be when the feelings were yours and not others’.”
You Are Not A Stranger Here, Adam Haslett
What I miss is the distraction you provided. You didn’t make anything better, but when I was with you, I could forget, if only for a night, what was making me feel bad. You were my safe place. You knew that. You said it yourself. And you ruined it on purpose.
"I’m happy," she insisted. Deep down, she knew she was trying to convince herself as well as everyone she told.
"No," she said defiantly, perhaps foolishly. "No. Not with me. I’m special. He cares about me," she cried. The hope in her voice was heartbreaking as one could hear that she desperately wished that the narration of her life story was one of comedy rather than one of tragedy.
Brb trying not to vomit from anger and sadness and renewed rejection.
I really never thought I would be in a position where I have to say, “Let’s hang out not at the house so we don’t have sex.”
can you imagine how amazing and mindblowing it would be to meet people who’ve lived for generations on a continent you didn’t know existed, full of food you’ve never tasted and weather you’ve never experienced, and who have languages and religions and cultures that aren’t in any way influenced by yours
that would be completely unbelievable and valuable beyond words
or, you know, you could kill them all and build colonies
Men-Ups by Rion Sabean
Previously: Leaf Blower Portraits
— Jim Morrison (via cybergirlfriend)