She felt everything too deeply, it was like the world was too much for her.
The little things? The little moments? — They aren’t little.
Sometimes you meet someone and even though you
never liked brown eyes before, their eyes are your new favourite colour.
When you reach for the stars, you are reaching for the farthest thing out there. When you reach deep into yourself, it is the same thing, but in the opposite direction. If you reach in both directions, you will have spanned the universe.
Cause you never think that the last time is the last time. You think there will be more. You think you have forever, but you don’t.
And I began to let him go. Hour by hour. Days into months. It was a physical sensation, like letting out the string of a kite. Except that the string was coming from my center.
There are a few things in life so beautiful they hurt: swimming in the ocean while it rains, reading alone in empty libraries, the sea of stars that appear when you’re miles away from the neon lights of the city, bars after 2am, walking in the wilderness, all the phases of the moon, the things we do not know about the universe, and you.