I think I died a little when you finally left.
You said, “I’m happy now.” I tasted her inside your tooth. I think I hate your mouth, and the way the world didn’t explode.
The digital age is both helpful and harmful for writers who want to produce artistic work. Helpful, because it’s a wide stage for creative expression, but harmful because we can get lost in it or become inspired to take on too many things.
Here are the self-described daily routines of some of the most famous people in history – past, present, writers, presidents, CEOs and developers among them.
“Don’t say, ‘I want to be a writer.’ Instead say, ‘I am a writer.’”
Years ago, he told me to find him when we were in the same place again. He asked that I’d always look for him, that I’d never give up trying to find us again. Who we were. The flame we shared. And I agreed.
When you run into someone you used to hook up with in college in real post-college life.
It’s not about desperation, or insecurity, or needing to seek validation, or an inability to be alone. It’s simply a choice that we’d rather risk finding and losing love than living without it altogether.
Believe me, it’d be nice if it worked out that way. I’d love to have a badass epiphany. Wouldn’t you?
We relish Facebook stalking the guy from the bar last night, and love to veto people for ourselves, and our friends, based off Tinder bios. In some ways, it’s an easy defense, an excuse to not put yourself out there, a way to beat your date to the future rejection punch.