Let Go or Get Dragged

Why hold onto all that? And I said,
Where can I put it down?

Il ne comprenait pas cette douceur calme.

Le Petit Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

(Source: valleyes)

Small talk makes me feel the way I do when a mosquito is buzzing around my head — irritated — and then finally unable to get any relief I just slaughter the damn thing. I slaughter the moment by saying something real.

—bell hooks, “Wounds of Passion: A Writing Life” 

(Source: et--cetera, via skeletales)