Who suspect they could never love anyone

Perhaps I should have been a therapist. I have always been able to read people quickly, a skill that came from being the shyest one in the room as a child and adolescent, and also, I think, from seeing so much darkness as a child in people, seeing what they were capable of. I also know that it was honed even further in my late teens and early twenties both from my acting classes and from successfully hiding a drug habit. Trust me, learn to lie well and you will know how to read people well. Perhaps that would not go down in the books of advice oh “how o get along with others”, but those are the things that made me as intuitive with others as I am.

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One minute you’re waiting for the sky to fall :: SOTD

“These fragile bodies of touch and taste,
this fragrant skin,
this hair like lace.
Spirits open to the thrust of grace,
never a breath you can afford to waste.”

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The Sound of your voice :: Flash Writing

The Sound of your voice :: Flash Writing

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Put me on a pedestal and I only disappoint you

Pedestrian at Best (live) :: Courtney Barnett
originally from the album, Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit (2015)

“I love you,
I hate you,
I’m on the fence,
it all depends,
whether I’m up,
I’m down,
I’m on the mend,
trendsetting on reality.
I like you,
despise you,
admire you.
What are we gonna do when everything all falls through?”

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