"I will never forget you. Your nakedness
haunts me in the dawn when I can not distinguish your
flushed brown skin from the burning horizon, or my hands.
The smell of chaos lingers in the clothes
you left behind. I hold you
there."

Joy Harjo, section 9 of “Songs from the House of Death, or How to Make It Through to the End of a Relationship,” The American Poetry Review (vol. 28, no. 3, May/June 1999)

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Don’t ever let anyone make you feel inadequate. Ever.

"You can tell so much about a person by the way they leave you"

Redvers Bailey (via acidinyourmind)

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"But who can say what’s best? That’s why you need to grab whatever chance you have of happiness where you find it, and not worry about other people too much. My experience tells me that we get no more than two or three such chances in a life time, and if we let them go, we regret it for the rest of our lives."

Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood (via introspectivepoet)

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"I sometimes think that people’s hearts are like deep wells. Nobody knows what’s at the bottom. All you can do is guess from what comes floating to the surface every once in a while."

Haruki Murakami (via introspectivepoet)

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