happy holidays, friends!
its that time of year again. that magical time. the time when everything seems okay. nothing may really be okay in your family, your heart, or in the world right now, but at christmas, chanukah, and new years, there seems to be a sense of relief, even for an instant. an…
today is national suicide awareness day
and i am sitting here thinking of all the people
who never made it to twenty-three,
or forty-five or seventeen or sixty-eight.
you can measure the depth of the ocean
but it may never compare to the size of someone else’s pain.
i am thinking of…
My favorite :)
Do you miss me? she asked him. Like hell I do, he replied. I miss you like a flower misses its vase, like a ghost misses the earth it used to inhabit. I miss you like a letter misses its envelope, like a book misses its reader, like the moon misses the stars.
I suppose you thought you were going to weather this storm. Maybe when you were a kid you saw your parents waltzing in the living room with cigarettes and martinis and you wanted to be like them, just young enough and grand and beautiful. Everything shone like the moon when you were younger,…