the tremble my heart takes in is just a shimmer on the impact. we strive for happiness, but continue to find only a brief experience of the sort. she hurts. he aches. we all feel it. together we may fall, but together we must stand strong. these bonds are not to be broken; a wound, a dent, a mistaken damage may set up, but one must find the strength to endure. stand tall and show your teeth.
Here silence stands Like heat. Here leaves unnoticed thicken, Hidden weeds...– Philip Larkin, from “Here” (via indigenousdialogues)
We are only lightly covered with buttoned cloth; and beneath these pavements are...– Virginia Woolf, “The Waves” (via indigenousdialogues)
ak7am: I rub the scar on my index finger with my thumb to check if it is the left or right one.
We can’t begin being empathetic when another person arrives. We have to already...– Sara Wachter-Boettcher on empathy. Complement with Brenè Brown on why vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and just about everything that matters. (via explore-blog)