"Something else is hurting you – that’s why you need pot or whiskey, or whips and rubber suits, or screaming music turned so fucking loud you can’t think."
"But I’ve been walking through the night and the day …
And sometimes it seems maybe God’s gone away"
Kurt Weill, lyrics from “Lost in the Stars,” in the musical Lost in the Stars (1949)
"Sometimes I feel like I’m not solid. I’m hollow. There’s nothing behind my eyes. I’m a negative of a person. All I want is blackness, blackness and silence."
Wine. Norah Jones. and a distrust for anyone who speaks soft with a tilted head.
"I want you to get into the deep beautiful melancholy of everything that’s happened."
"Sadness is easier because its surrender. I say make time to dance alone with one hand waving free."
"Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor."
Rest in Peace, Nelson Mandela
"We forget we’re
till the rain falls
and every atom
in our body
starts to go home."
"It always seems impossible until it’s done."