a public journal: a series of first steps, missteps, standstills, and starting overs.
i used to be so resilient. but being bruised in the same exact spot a thousand times over can make a person offensively sensitive.
tpo, from Melodramatic Honesty is the (in)Human Condition
in refusing yourself to think about it, you refuse yourself to be free from the thoughts burrowing themselves deeper, deeper still into the hardening soil of your heart.