take the art.
slice it from their skin.
leave the color behind.
flower crowns and bob marley t-shirts, nayyirah waheed (via nayyirahwaheed)
You have always approached everything terrible trustfully. You have wanted to pet every monster.
I am not a person to say the words out loud
I think them strongly, or let them hunger from the page:
know it from there, from my silence, from somewhere other
than my tongue
the quiet love
the silent rage.
Love breaks my bones and I laugh
But then she settles down,
remembering that, in fact, she
is what the world’s afraid of.
People empty me. I have to get away to refill.
Repetition is important in the training not only of animals but also of humans.
Pi, Life Of Pi (Yann Martel)
In the very depths of Hell, do not demons love one another?
Spent some quality time with the demon of mine.
I like the way you struggle but you know I’m here to win.
Anders Fridén - Square Nothing (via mirroir)
…language is never innocent.
And men said that the blood of the stars flowed in her veins.
The Silver Chair, by C. S. Lewis (via sadsapling)
And the unhealthy thirsting
blackens my veins,
- Ted Bundy - “I’d like you to give my love to my family and friends.”
- Aileen Wuornos - “I’d just like to say I’m sailing with the rock, and I’ll be back like Independence Day, with Jesus June 6. Like the movie, big mother ship and all, I’ll be back.”
- John Wayne Gacy -“Kiss my ass.”
- Carl Panzram - “Hurry up, you Hoosier bastard, I could kill ten men while you’re fooling around!”
- Jeffrey Dahmer - “I don’t care if I live or die. Go ahead and kill me.”
- Peter Kurten - “Tell me, after my head has been chopped off, will I still be able to hear, at least for a moment, the sound of my own blood gushing from the stump of my neck? That would be a pleasure to end all pleasures.”
- James French - “Hey fellas! How about this for a headline for tomorrow’s paper? ‘French fries’!”
- Sean Flannagan - “I love you.” (spoken to the executioner)
- Robert Drew - “Remember, the death penalty is murder.”
If you do not want to write, at least spit on a piece of paper, put it in an envelope, and send it to me. You are not taking any notice of me at all. God forgive you – all I wanted was a few words from you.