sorry ripped this off tumblr and CANNOT figure out who the original poster was.
This hits me. I was not taught this. I was taught only one thing:
No sex before marriage.
Okay I thought teenage boys were just horny and it wasn’t *really* their fault if they just pushed and pushed until you gave in. I wish I wish I wish I would have known, when someone doesn’t respect the word”No” kick him the hell out of your life. Once I left for college I never had problems with this again. No one pushed it, because….
I make a point of ridding my life of anyone who is not good for me. I have made a business of leaving people behind.
I guess learning things the hard way is the best way to make the message stick.
There was a man who found two leaves and came indoors holding them out saying to his parents that he was a tree.
To which they said then go into the yard and do not grow in the living-room as your roots may ruin the carpet.
He said I was fooling I am not a tree and he dropped his leaves.
But his parents said look it is fall.
I swear Russell Edson is one FABULOUSLY INSANE creature. love it.
“Let us consider the farmer who makes his straw hat his
sweetheart; or the old woman who makes a floor lamp her son;
or the young woman who has set herself the task of scraping
her shadow off a wall….
Let us consider the old woman who wore smoked cows’
tongues for shoes and walked a meadow gathering cow chips
in her apron; or a mirror grown dark with age that was given
to a blind man who spent his nights looking into it, which
saddened his mother, that her son should be so lost in
Let us consider the man who fried roses for his dinner,
whose kitchen smelled like a burning rose garden; or the man
who disguised himself as a moth and ate his overcoat, and for
dessert served himself a chilled fedora….”
-Let us Consider
Winter is coming. (and I am quite clearly reduced to creating statements that no one can dispute)
I’m already trying to rid myself of expectations for the weekend.
(it’s not working. my hopes are high, my fingers are crossed,
please please please don’t disappoint me)