December 17, 2013
By east_of_ada DIAMOND, Tomball, Texas
east_of_ada DIAMOND, Tomball, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"As for me, I am a watercolor. I wash off." (via Anne Sexton,"For My Lover, Returning To His Wife")

"I think I made you up inside my head.'' (via Sylvia Plath, "Mad Girl's Love Song")

"You called it cosmic; I thought it was icy." (via Ada Coen)

“My mom told me that whenever she wanted to heal, she hurt herself to make her stronger.”

(inward laugh at facial expression)

“Is that why you do it?”

“Yes, but what she did involved cauterizing the bleeding infections of her heart. I reopen those burnt scars and let the black flakes fall to the floor like ash.”

The author's comments:
excerpt from 'an evening, played out in echoes"

“...the painful intensity of my sensations, even when they're happy ones; the blissful intensity of my sensations, even when they're sad.”
? Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

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