This is EXACTLY what every school needs.
I thought endings for us were always just temporary spots. Because we were permanence in every way. That nothing has ever felt like seeing you get out of the elevator at that hotel, or across a crowded airport.
This is the kind of stuff that celebrities need to be saying.
You want someone to look at you like you look at waffles in the morning; you want something real.
Sitting in her lap, drinking and thinking but I’ve never seen her face except in certain people’s eyes, and in the moments when you really notice the sky.
Try as I might to erase every bit of you from my life, you still linger. I make a point to shove you out, to pretend you aren’t reality, but then I open my eyes and you are still here.
If you start to miss her, stop right there. If you think, “maybe I’ll just ask how she’s doing, ” Stop right there.
Ask yourself if this is enough for you, whether this is what you deserve. Ask yourself whether it’s okay if they’re only yours till dawn spills in through the window.
We’ve all missed or are missing people in our lives. This little girl captures exactly how we all feel as she sings this song for her brother.
Being here reminds me that, if only in some small, metaphoric sense, you can always go home again.