There must be something strangely sacred in salt. It is in our tears and in the sea.
— Kahlil Gibran, Sea and Foam (via thatkindofwoman)
I’ve been told
that people in the army
do more by 7:00 am
than I do
in an entire day
but if I wake
at 6:59 am
and turn to you
to trace the outline of your lips
I will have done enough
and killed no one in the process.
— Shane Koyczan, “6:59 AM” (via aliveunderwater)
I interviewed a woman who is terminally ill. ‘So,’ I tried to delicately ask, ‘What is it like to wake up every morning and know that you are dying?’ ‘Well,’ she responded, ‘What is it like to wake up every morning and pretend that you are not?’
— (via themilkywhiteway)