Now I am quietly waiting for
the catastrophe of my personality
to seem beautiful again,
and interesting, and modern.
— Mayakovsky - Frank O’Hara (via cityswim)
It is not wise to find symbols in everything that one sees. It makes life too full of terrors.
— Oscar Wilde (via likeafieldmouse)
i’ve been rereading your story. i think it’s about me in a way that might not be flattering, but that’s okay. we dream and dream of being seen as we really are and then finally someone looks at us and sees us truly and we fail to measure up.
— richard siken, the long and short of it