The best people

Here’s to my best people — at home and away — you encourage me to be a better version of myself everyday. You encourage me to wake up and love life. You teach me unconditional love. You show me what means to be family. You show me the meaning of true friendship. You lead me to the light.

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Twenty-four and a half wishes

The year went by in the blink of an eye. In the midst of two trying semesters, balancing work and trying to live it up as a twenty-something in this city of coffee and art, I find myself feeling optimistic again. Footpaths are covered in colourful petals from springtime, and the wind is warm. The skies are bright at nighttime, and the birds wake you up with their cheerful sing-song.

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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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flames

dance to the sound of fire

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misfits

maybe we are round pegs in square holes
with minds and dreams beyond our years
so breathe you, breathe to the rhythm of your soul
live not to be liked, live to remember
your stories aren’t for the rubble
they’re for the world, to be told

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Why do we set ourselves up for disappointment?

Who decides who’s better than you?

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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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fleeting emotions

What is it about
fleeting emotions captured
to have and to hold?

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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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