People are either full of shit or turn out to be disappointing
Banana Yoshimoto, The Lake
But I have my life, I’m living it. It’s twisted, exhausting, uncertain, and full of guilt, but nonetheless, there’s something there.
Kat George, Sometimes When It’s Raining
Sometimes, when it’s raining, I think about you. I think about you all the way over there, with all that ocean and all those years between us. I think about if you’re doing well, what your bedroom looks like, if you enjoy your job. I think about the times when there wasn’t any ocean between us and my time was your time. I think about when I knew the answers about you, because they were my answers as much as they were yours. Sometimes, when it’s raining, I wonder if it’s raining where you are too.
MY FIRST HANGOVER BY M.D.L
I wish I could drown myself
in whiskey bottles,
maybe I’ll find you at the bottom.
But I hate the taste of alcohol
and I am too much of a light weight
to handle more than a couple of shots.
Yet, here I sit on the kitchen floor
still searching for you,
A Story A Day #187 by M.D.L
I will never
be able to
look at another person
in their eyes
when all I see
in other people
Abdul Kircher: We Will Always Have This/Stick n’ Poke
Let’s remember this. Let’s sit on kitchen counters and burn ink into skin so we don’t forget what it was like to hang out in some random apartment with five friends from New York surrounded by half-eaten containers of Chinese takeout, a bottle of peroxide and some bandages. Because you will go away, and I will go away, but we will always have this.