When I say “I will be true to you” I must mean it in spite of the formalities, instead of the formalities. – Jeanette Winterson
I don’t own my emotions unless I can think about them. I am not afraid of feeling but I am afraid of feeling unthinkingly. I don’t want to drown. My head is my heart’s lifebelt. – Jeanette Winterson
whenever i dream of asking for forever, this is basically how the conversation goes in my head.
It will be the same as it has always been and you are right to pack your heart in ice if you believe this. – James Tate
Afterward, the compromise. Bodies resume their boundaries. These legs, for instance, mine. Your arms take you back in. Spoons of our fingers, lips admit their ownership. The bedding yawns, a door blows aimlessly ajar and overhead, a plane singsongs coming down. Nothing is changed, except there was a moment when the wolf, the mongering wolf… Read More After Love
…How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love false or true, But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, And loved the sorrows of your changing face… – W.B. Yeats