"Baby, you were my picket fence. I miss missing you now and then. Chlorine kissed, summer skin, I miss missing you now and then. Sometimes before it gets better the darkness gets bigger, the person that you’d take a bullet for is behind the trigger. Oh, we’re fading fast. I miss missing you now and then."
- Fall Out Boy (Miss Missing You)
"He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words."
- Elbert Hubbard (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

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"I am the ocean. You are fascinated by my depth and emptiness, but you are too afraid to plunge in deep to learn more about me. You float in the shallows and say you love my salty tears, you love my waves, you love the beautiful shells I churn out. You are aware there are monsters deep within me, but you make no attempt to try and find them; you make no attempt to see them face-to-face. You are happy in your ignorance, and I wrap myself around you as you frolic in the beauty you see at my surface and ignore the horrors you know are there. I kiss you like I kiss the shoreline, pulling away but always rushing back. You ignore the fact that I swallow the light every night, and I am controlled by the ever-changing moon. You do not know everything about me, but maybe that is for the best. Knowledge would not be power in this case; knowledge would suck you into inky depths of my madness and cause you to drown. I am the ocean and you are simply a tourist; you are not an explorer. I do not blame you for this one bit."
- Sharing a well-written piece that I chanced upon on my Pinterest feed today. So profound and beautifully put together. (via catherineandaya)

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