238. I want you to know, if you ever read this, there was a time when I would rather have had you by my side than any of these words; I would rather have had you by my side than all the blue in the world.

239. But now you are talking as if love were a consolation. Simone Weil warned otherwise. “Love is not consolation,” she wrote. “It is light.”

240. All right then, let me try to rephrase. When I was alive, I aimed to be a student not of longing but of light.

Bluets, Maggie Nelson

  1. I need more white in my wardrobe.
  2. I want to get rid of half of the stuff I own. Honestly.

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March 25, 2011

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March 23, 2011

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