nolite te bastardes carborundorum

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read Montaigne and Duras
listen to Brel and Aznavour
get to know Hypatia and Pythagoras

it hurts to grow up

December 2, 2020


Tap, read, breathe
you look, but... can you see?
spinning, turning, screaming
why are you crying? it's over, you made it

the door banged shut
widened eyes searching
Desperate foolish girl

the world blurs and the pencil trembles
you have climbed the highest of mountains
the staff of Pride, the embodyment of Victory
weigh you down, crush you under
now you understand
oh, the heart of stone in demand
to be on such a pedestal

white pages empty

you used to use the paper
to pave the ways of your mind
infinite maps of nonsense
to places open only to you

pages and brains empty

your eyes shone the brightest
and you smiled happiness the laudest
but now you're crying the victory
you have always craved

what wouldn't you give to be saved
to come back and be a child again
maybe you have have to pick up that pen
and write once again

write free, my darling
don't be afraid

"Mais finalement, finalement
Il a fallu bien du talent

Pour être vieux sans être adultes"
- Jacques Brel


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  • Odysseus

    "From Victory, I tried to match eternal light, with how I lead my life, of course, I was forced to retreat... from victory, I accept defeat." - The Avett Brothers

    5 months ago
  • ava09 (sorta back)

    this is incredible. i absolutely love it and have no words. simply stunning.

    5 months ago
  • pyrrhic

    i'm in l o v e

    6 months ago
  • BlueWolf (Semi Hiatus)

    Just amazing!!! Love this so much!!!

    6 months ago
  • aiyanna

    Incredible, I love this!

    6 months ago
  • Rohan’s Defender

    Woah, this is amazing!! Love this so much!!

    6 months ago
  • crystalline•galaxies

    i love the tasteful and impactful capitalizations of letters... this whole thing is beautiful. i'm in love.

    6 months ago
  • Just_A_Memory

    OMG. This! Is! Awesome! The feeeeeeeeels.

    6 months ago