The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.
-C.J. Jung

I am my own enemy, I am my own murderer! My own murder, that is what I am!
- Fyodor Dostoevsky, from Selected Prose; “The Double,”

The prince fought valiantly.
He slayed the dragon.
The princess cried for days.
She loved that dragon.
- The stories fairytales don’t tell

Because you are alive, everything is possible.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Scream and scream until god’s / ears begin to hurt.
- D.M. Aderibigbe, from “Letter from My Father, Odysseus,” published in The Poetry Review

(full of the sullen persistence of what cannot die)
- Rainer Maria Rilke, from a letter to Lou Andreas-Salomé c. May 1904

Our existance is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Some girls are full of heartache and poetry and those are the kind of girls who try to save wolves instead of running from them.
- Nikita Gill

- There’s something soft in me— / we killed it and it’s rotting.
Cassandra de Alba, from “A Barbie Dream House But All the Dolls Are Kitchen Knives,” published in Underblong