long enough
to leave a mark,

quickly enough
to avoid a

I envy
your ability
to start such
deep fires and
escape before
you get burned."

By Alexander Tikhomirov


"don’t go" i say, as i begin to close off to protect myself, and end up creating a self-fulfilling prophecy while i come to terms with the loss of someone in my life before they’ve even left


this is the kind of cake I want for my birthday
"Love says, ‘I love you.’ I love you if you’re in China. I love you if you’re cross town. I love you if you’re in Harlem. I love you! I would like to be near you. I’d like to have your arms around me. I’d like to hear your voice in my ear. But, that’s not possible now so—I love you. Go."
Maya Angelou (via theglasschild)

Sacred geometry in nature