And you distance yourself in quiet ways and in not so subtle ways too.
"Serenity comes when you trade expectations for acceptance."
I think embracing this sentiment in the last week or so has made me happier.
It would be ideal of course if I felt the love I gave were returned to me in equal measure, but that’s not how it feels and that’s ok.
In the middle of the night,
I had the magic wand
that would change me.
I could change my body
so that I could look in the mirror
and see the beautiful person that’s hiding
under a façade constructed
to match the body
I live in.
I could take away my body
to find the…
Always look for the most pleasing aspects you can find around you, for your own sake. Wherever you are, you won’t be there forever.
Sometimes, I feel the past and the future pressing so hard on either side that there’s no room for the present at all.
— Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited (via introspectivepoet)
I’m letting go…
I miss school and I miss my friends but mostly I miss feeling like the world around me makes any sense at all.
Matt is currently giving me feedback—- The writing funs!
No really. This is the fun part.
It’s a process of dragging out the truest truth. The clearest language.
The meaning. The guts.
I’m determined to bring the hashtag #oldwhitelady to prominence.