“ I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game.’
“ Like a shadow,
I am and I am not.
“ When your feet get wet, you don’t leave the water, you cuff your pants.
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sharhk:

did you fall from heaven bc so did satan

(via kittytentacles)

“ The stars are not wanted now; put out every one,
Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun,
Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood;
For nothing now can ever come to any good.
“ I like my hair messy. My love wild. And my sex aggressive. But I’m still a sensitive woman, just with passion.
“ The rain to the wind said,
You push and I’ll pelt.’
They so smote the garden bed
That the flowers actually knelt,
And lay lodged—though not dead.
I know how the flowers felt.
“ If you can just stop loving her then you never really loved her at all. Love doesn’t work that way. If you ever truly love someone, then it never goes away. It can become something else. There are all different sorts of love. It can even become hate—a thin line and all that—and, really, hate is just another kind of caring.
“ He turned me into an object and I turned him into a god. How sick is that?