"I still feel that poetry is not medicine — it’s an X-ray. It helps you see the wound and understand it."
- Dunya Mikhail, from an interview (via mitochondria)
"You are a souvenir shop, where he goes to remember how much people miss him when he’s gone."
- Sierra DeMulder, “On Watching Someone You Love Love Someone Else,” from New Shoes on a Dead Horse (via lifeinpoetry)
"You can look at a scar and see hurt, or you can look at a scar and see healing."
- Sheri Reynolds (via contramonte)
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"I’ve always loved the idea of not being what people expect me to be."
- Dita Von Teese (via bl-ossomed)
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"For you, a thousand times over."
- Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner (via choichan)