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  • you could hold the secrets that save me from myself.

    i could love you more than love could, all the way from hell.

    you could be my poison, my cross, my razor blade.

    i could love you more than life if i wasn’t so afraid

    of what it all, what it all could be. what it all, what it all could be. with you.

    “ I’ve been quite miserable. You’d call me selfish — but I feel it more and more; I feel the need to be alone with people who understand without having to try. I need that sense of effortlessness right there — I just refuse to hold back these days. I refuse to settle for some lucidity of mind in my own privacy and then no more energy left, no more vitality left to keep me going. It’s all anxiety and restlessness. And — I find it more and more hard to waste my time on people I don’t truly care about for I feel they don’t care enough either. Or they do care, in their own way, but it’s just not meaningful to me whatsoever. Does it all lie in my complete inability to receive? At any rate, I think they surely like the idea — that’s why they obviously keep coming around for tea! But at this point, I can’t have that — and there’s no point, really, for they don’t understand, ever, and in all my misery I am still pretty arrogant and demanding enough to believe that it is my right to wish to be felt rather than be understood but that doesn’t seem to happen either. So, here it is: is it possible? I ask. Is “emotion” possible without “understanding” of some sort? ”

    —    Virginia Woolf, from Selected Letters  (via thatkindofwoman)

    (Source: violentwavesofemotion, via thatkindofwoman)

    “ I love those mornings when you wake to darkness and no one is asking anything of you. You’re under no pressure to exist. This is something of which I am in constant need. ”

    —    C.R.   (via thatkindofwoman)

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