The useless days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels and dead people’s diaries and wondering about sex and God and whether you should shave under your arms or not. These things are your becoming.
expanding and exploring the idea of being in between one reality and the next, and exploring that space, and its messiness.
“I am alive if alive means to be a moth caught in the hands of some childish grief.”
— Donte Collins, from Autopsy
All my grief says the same thing— this isn't how it's supposed to be. And the world laughs, holds my hope by my throat, says: but this is how it is.
Fortesa Latifi, The Truth About Grief
Vultures are holy creatures.
Tending the dead.
Whispers to cold flesh,
“Your old name is not your king.
I rename you ‘Everything.’”