I’m afraid I’ll never finish college. I’m afraid I’ll finish college with student loans I can never pay back. I’m afraid I’ll get a degree and won’t be able to find a job in that field. I’m afraid I’ll get a degree, get the job I dreamed of, and hate it.
- me: *owns 264 unread books*
- me: *buys 17 new books*
- me: *rereads harry potter*<p>GPOY</p>
ARE YOU WATCHING “THE FLASH”?
IF NOT, YOU SHOULD BE:
- Its pilot was the most watched series premiere that’s ever aired on The CW
- Queer representation, including the introduction of an openly-gay villain (portrayed by an openly bisexual actor) and an openly-gay…
I hold my own hands.
I brew my own coffee in the morning.
There’s nothing better than being in love with yourself,
no one else will know your knobs and windows
and junk drawers.
Tell people to view you as nothing but a miracle.
After centuries upon centuries of evolution and mistake
and more evolution, you are here.
Don’t take it for granted like I did, building up
years of self-hatred because the curve of my collarbone
is not the shape of a bow.
Let it be known you are a miracle, an off-chance
of evolution, compiled of stardust and greatness.
I touch my own cheeks when I need to remember
what beautiful things feel like.
I open my own doors, I write myself love poems.
People say there is a perfect half waiting for you,
but it’s already there.
It’s my left side, my locked wardrobe, the cold
side of the pillow.
It’s the dormant part of you that holds the other one
high enough to see over the horizon.
(This is a first draft. Please do not post or reblog. Thank you!)
My phone cradled in my shoulder, I sit,
And listen to my father, as he talks
About sobriety. Man: not been lit
For a long time, before daughter could walk,
Been dry as long as I’ve had memories.
Father: biggest fan—ordered…