be warm and kind,
be hopeful and smart,
be quiet, be loud,
be taller than the goddamn clouds.
you are not a flower to be trampled
you are the sun, the moon, the stars
and everything in between.
just be magnificent
and never give your heart away
(because no one can handle it as carefully as you)
“ Because, if you could love someone, and keep loving them, without being loved back… then that love had to be real. It hurt too much to be anything else.
“ One day you fall for this boy. And he touches you with his fingers. And he burns holes in your skin with his mouth. And it hurts when you look at him. And it hurts when you don’t. And it feels like someone’s cut you open with a jagged piece of glass.
“ And for now, almost was good enough.
“ i am covered
give me takeaway coffee cups at 2am
and tell me you love me while kissing my shoulder blades,
and read with me in the beautiful corners of bookstores.
i’m holding your tattered heart right here,
don’t disappear on me,
i promise i’ll keep it safe.
“ And then her heart changed, or at least she understood it; and the winter passed, and the sun shone upon her.