She mighta let you hold your hand in school but imma show you how to graduate.

When women scream you wonder what’s wrong with them. When men yell you get afraid about what they’re going to do.

A girl in my creative writing class said this in response to a story we read about witnessing intimate partner violence and it really fucked with my head because I’ve never, ever, ever, thought of it that way. (via bonebasket)

(via queenofc0neyisland)

Okay, we didn’t work, and all memories to tell you the truth aren’t good. But sometimes there were good times. Love was good. I loved your crooked sleep beside me and never dreamed afraid.

There should be stars for great wars like ours.

Sandra Cisneros

^a favourite of mine throughout grade school.

This is How You Lose Her began this way and my heart, wild.

(via macedonianmess)

You don’t want to let go, but you don’t want to be hurt, either. It’s not a great place to be but what can I tell you?

This is how you lose her by Junot Diaz