The Infamous Middle Finger
“I still think that everyone’s life, no matter how unremarkable, has a singular tragic encounter after which everything that really matters will happen. That moment is the catalyst— the first step in the equation. But knowing the first step will get you nowhere— it’s what comes after that determines the result.”
— shbh
1 October +0
“if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.”
— LFA - JG
“You wake up one morning and you walk around squinting all day because you’ve forgotten how sunlight feels warm and rough against your skin like a kiss on the cheek from your dad, and the whole world is brighter and cleaner than ever before, like it’s been put in the washing machine for two weeks and cleaned with extra-superstrength detergent with colour brightener, and now the grass is greener”
— LFA - JG
“Some people feel like they don’t deserve love. They walk away quietly into empty spaces, trying to close the gaps of the past.”
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
— Maya Angelou
“I had my chance.’ He said it, retiring from a lifetime of wanting. ‘I had my chance, and sometimes in life, there are no second chances. You look at what you have, not what you miss, and you move forward.”
— Jamie Ford
“You can decorate absence however you want- but you’re still gonna feel what’s missing.”
— Siobhan Vivian
“Help, I have done it again
I have been here many times before
Hurt myself again today
And the worst part is there’s no one else to blame”
“but then now I find myself deciding to remember him as a good person with whom I had some good times until we, both of us, got ourselves into an ineradicably bad situation. “And the moral of the story is that you don’t remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened.”