Pain is something to master, not to wallow in.
Anaïs Nin, Henry and June
photos // the craft (1994) + jawbreaker (1999) + mean girls (2004)
you had such a thirst for knowledge; and now school has ruined that.
something that someone said to me recently and I think about it a lot. (via writerings
It’s so difficult to describe depression to someone who’s never been there, because it’s not sadness. I know sadness. Sadness is to cry and to feel. But it’s that cold absence of feeling— that really hollowed-out feeling.
These are based on the beautiful botanical tattoos of Kirsten Holliday (kirstenmakestattoos).