Note to self #1


When was the last time you wrote something honest? No gimmicks, no trying to impress anybody, no nothing (that’s a double negative); just writing for the sake of it because it’s a craft you love, the one constant thing you could rely on growing up.

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“The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.”

— Maya Angelou (via writingbox)

“I think you still love me, but we can’t escape the fact that I’m not enough for you. I knew this was going to happen. So I’m not blaming you for falling in love with another woman. I’m not angry, either. I should be, but I’m not. I just feel pain. A lot of pain. I thought I could imagine how much this would hurt, but I was wrong.”

— Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun (via rantwriteread)

“It happens with love, all the time - when you have this love towards someone else, but you want this person to change, to be like you. And then love can be very destructive.”

— Paulo Coelho (via rantwriteread)


kinda want a boyfriend kinda wanna hook up with a boy kinda wanna never talk to any boys ever

“I’m always soft for you, that’s the problem. You could come knocking on my door five years from now and I would open my arms wider and say ‘come here, it’s been too long, it felt like home with you.’”

— Azra.T “My Heart is Full of Open Windows.” - 5000letters (via perfect)

“I’m trying to write something about you. You’ll live forever in these words.”

— You Said “I Don’t Think I’ll Ever Get Used to Falling in Love with a Writer” (#600: June 4, 2014)