when the times get rough and I lose sight of the goal i just. reread “the orange” by wendy cope again & remember. that’s where I’m going folks. sooner or later, whatever it takes.
At lunchtime I bought a huge orange—
The size of it made us all laugh.
I peeled it and shared it with Robert and Dave—
They got quarters and I had a half.
And that orange, it made me so happy,
As ordinary things often do
Just lately. The shopping. A walk in the park.
This is peace and contentment. It’s new.
The rest of the day was quite easy.
I did all the jobs on my list
And enjoyed them and had some time over.
I love you. I’m glad I exist.
– “The Orange,” Wendy Cope
“Show me all of your scars. Your tattoos and tell me their stories. Tell me why you wanted to run away when you where sixteen and why you can’t listen to that song anymore. Tell me about the things you wished for as a kid and your favorite part of the book you love. Tell me about your past crushes and why you can’t fall asleep with the lights on. What were you afraid of? what were you proud of? whats the best that someone could do with you. what’s your favorite road and what corners of the city make you thing about old memories. When did you drink for the first time, who did you kiss? I want to know all parts of you that most people skip fast forward. Tell me who you are and why.”
if we’re mutuals, and I don’t care whether we’ve been mutuals for twelve (12) minutes or three (3) years, you can send me a message any time about any thing. family life is shit? bitch, tell me about it and even if I can’t help, I can listen. struggling with mental illness and feel like you can’t talk to anyone? talk to me. literally. you always can. saw a cute cat? SEND THAT BITCH MY WAY
84.88% of me is FIGHTING the urge to just become a Lucy lawless and Katie McGrath fan blog sweet lord