Love isn’t perfection

Love is a myriad of moments and emotions and stolen smiles. It is text messages and the kisses he leaves on your forehead, it is fears enveloped in laughter and kisses mixed with alcohol. It is holding a new pair of hands and walking in the rain. It is sharing a box of nuggets in the park and studying together by candlelight. It makes you live and helps you forgive. What it isn’t is perfection. In fact, it is anything but. Often, it can be flawed but most other times it is beautiful, just like this moment—covered in light, content, committed, warm, delicious and cuddly.

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You’re my favourite hurricane

Our decisions might fight back and life could knock us off course but together, we’re here to breathe, meeting our future as it becomes our present.

From being a force of energy that holds the power to consume me, you are more importantly my centre of gravity. You complete me. Let’s find that joy, maybe?

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22 June 2008

Originally posted on Sun, moon & potatoes:
We got in the elevator and he wrapped his arm around me to try and comfort me. Comfort is a funny thing. Most other times it’s just awkward. I mean what do you tell your niece who understands nothing about death? I feel my uncle’s hand trembling against…

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living prayer

i see your eyes dancing
to the flickering lights
as the shadows shimmer
on our balcony tiles

you’re my living prayer

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silver lining

to the eyes that feel,
and the romantic hearts that see,
there’s a silver lining

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Because she loved you

She loved you and wanted to be loved back. Not to ever make you feel small but to make your love feel big – it was.

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In memory of Magical Mike

To my first and favourite philosopher,
thank you for your pearls of wisdom Magical Mike.

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"Sorry" Is All That She Could Say

She didn’t know why she chose to behave that way, to just push him away. It all seemed perfect because in spite of their imperfections as individuals they created some perfect memories.

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“Sorry” Is All That She Could Say

She didn’t know why she chose to behave that way, to just push him away. It all seemed perfect because in spite of their imperfections as individuals they created some perfect memories.

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Ocean grace

Breathe, the ocean whispered.

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