Iain S. Thomas, from I Wrote This For You  (via violentwavesofemotion)
❝ You had this expression on your face, like you weren’t quite sure you were supposed to be on Earth. ❞
2 Sep  +31173
Margaret Atwood, “Further arrivals,” from The Journals of Susanna Moodie
❝ I refuse to look in a mirror.

Whether the wildness is
real or not
depends on who lives there. ❞
2 Sep  +107
Margaret Atwood, from Power Politics
❝ your mouth is nothingness
where it touches me I vanish ❞
2 Sep  +58
Margaret Atwood, “Their attitudes differ,” from Power Politics
❝ Please die I said
so I can write about it ❞
2 Sep  +135
Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath
❝ [W]hy the hell are we conditioned into the smooth strawberry-and-cream Mother-goose-world, Alice-in-wonderland fable, only to be broken on the wheel as we grow older and become aware of ourselves as individuals with a dull responsibility in life? ❞
2 Sep  +111
Sylvia Plath, 10 July 1952, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath
❝ So I laugh, and my lipstick leaves a red stain like a bloody crescent moon on the top of the beer can. ❞
2 Sep  +298
Sylvia Plath, 13 October 1959, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath
❝ I feel outcast on a cold star, unable to feel anything but awful helpless numbness. ❞
2 Sep  +86
Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle
❝ Only the margin left to write on now. I love, I love you, I love you. ❞
2 Sep  +112
E.E. Cummings
❝ deeds cannot dream what dreams can do
-time is a tree (this life one leaf)
but love is the sky and i am for you
just so long and long enough ❞
2 Sep  +80
Jeanette Winterson, Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit
❝ In the library I felt better, words you could trust and look at until you understood them, they couldn’t change half way through a sentence like people, so it was easier to spot a lie. ❞
2 Sep  +97