You have my permission not to love me;
I am a cathedral of deadbolts
and I’d rather burn myself down
than change the locks.

— Rachel McKibbens, “Letter From My Brain To My Heart” (via larmoyante)

She was laughing even as we kissed and kissed again. There is no better taste than someone else’s laughter in your mouth.

— (via tresbongout)

Trying to run away is never the answer to being a fully human. Running away from the immediacy of our experience is like preferring death to life.

— Pema Chodron (via lazyyogi) →


I love you for the mistakes
that I made and that you never
held against me. I love you
for the way that you say my name
when I am the last person
that you want to see. I love you
for being able to handle me
with care, even though there was
no caution label on my body.
I love you for seeing the…