There is both sorrow for what no longer is and admiration for what was.
Pull your hair back behind your ears. Straighten your posture. Pull your shoulders back and keep your feet pressed firmly on the ground. Put your earrings on and remember who you are.
The truth is never comforting. The truth is the unspoken fears we are too scared to face, and his fears are written all over his body.
This voice in your heart is the voice of God, and he is louder than the voice of doubt.
One day you possessed such resilience but then it happened. You blinked and there was a switch.
They didn’t finish you.
Please trust me. Please just let me in.
I don’t need it to be the primary arc, I just need the possibility you know. The possibility exists for us both.
Maybe you’ll die, knowing you haven’t just survived, but actually lived.
In this house, we don’t cry over boys. No, if anything, we make boys cry over us. And they will cry as they realize the significance of what they lost and all of the foregone opportunities they could have had.