“My experience of life is that it is not divided up into genres; it’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you’re lucky.”— Alan Moore
“I still have enough faith in language to believe that if I place enough words next to each other on the page, they will start to speak with sounds of their own.”— Dexter Palmer (The Dream of Perpetual Motion)
I’m from a generation undecided, I’m restless and I can’t help changing lanes, But in all the noise and the excitement, Your love is all that will remain, I’ve said all of my goodbyes to ego, I gambled all I got, there’s no plan B, It’s the first time that I’ve learnt to let go, It’s the only place I feel, only place I feel like me.
See the times are changing, I’m sure of nothing that I know, Except this is us and this is love, and this is where I’m home. In a world that’s breaking, where nothing is for keeps, Oh this is us, this is love and this is where I sleep. This is us, this is love and this is where I sleep.
“We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths – that all of us are created equal – is the star that guides us still; just as it guided our forebears through Seneca Falls, and Selma, and Stonewall; just as it guided all those men and women, sung and unsung, who left footprints along this great Mall, to hear a preacher say that we cannot walk alone; to hear a King proclaim that our individual freedom is inextricably bound to the freedom of every soul on Earth. — President Obama (Inaugural Speech, 2013)”—Our President mentioned women’s equality, racial equality, and queer* equality all in one sentence, without caution, with full support, and echoing the need to remember and push forward. Stonewall was mentioned in a presidential speech, an inaugural speech. I am - Wow. Thank you, Mr. President, for remembering so many of us today. — Rebecca, creator of KNOWhomo.tumblr (via knowhomo)
Last night I thought I kissed the loneliness from out your belly button. I thought I did, but later you sat up, all bones and restless hands, and told me there is a knot in your body that I cannot undo.
I never know what to say to these things. “It’s okay.” “Come back to bed.” “Please…