Tahereh Mafi

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Tahereh Mafi

We are synonyms but not the same.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The world is a mess and I want to laugh because all I can think is how horrible and beautiful it is, that our eyes blur the truth when we can't bear to see it.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
People can think whatever they like. I don't desire their validation.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Hope will break your heart all over again.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You deserve to live. You deserve to be alive.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's hot rain and humid days and broken thermostats. It's screaming and raging steam engines and wanting to take your clothes off just to feel a breeze. It's the kind of kiss that makes you realize oxygen is overrated.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In a world where there is so much to grieve and so little good to take? I grieve nothing. I take everything.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I love you exactly as you are.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Hope. It's like a drop of honey, a field of tulips blooming in the springtime. It's a fresh rain, a whispered promise, a cloudless sky, the perfect punctuation mark at the end of a sentence. And it's the only thing in the world keeping me afloat.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
His hands are holding my cheeks, and he pulls back just to look me in the eye and his chest is heaving and he says, "I think," he says, "my heart is going to explode," and I wish, more than ever, that I knew how to capture moments like these and revisit them forever. Because this. This is everything.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I want to be the friend you fall hopelessly in love with. The one you take into your arms and into your bed and into the private world you keep trapped in your head. I want to be that kind of friend. The one who will memorize the things you say as well as the shape of your lips when you say them. I want to know every curve, every freckle, every shiver of your body. I want to know where to touch you, I want to know how to touch you. I want to know convince you to design a smile just for me. Yes, I do want to be your friMore Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's the kind of kiss that inspires stars to climb into the sky and light up the world.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Books are easily destroyed. But words will live as long as people can remember them.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I spent my life folded between the pages of books.
In the absence of human relationships I formed bonds with paper characters. I lived love and loss through stories threaded in history; I experienced adolescence by association. My world is one interwoven web of words, stringing limb to limb, bone to sinew, thoughts and images all together. I am a being comprised of letters, a character created by sentences, a figment of imagination formed through fiction.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You are moody. It’s always ?Shut up, Kenji.’ ?Go to sleep, Kenji.’ ?No one wants to see you naked, Kenji.’ When I know for a fact that there are thousands of people who would love to see me naked—More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The moon is a loyal companion.
It never leaves. It’s always there, watching, steadfast, knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever just as we do. Every day it’s a different version of itself. Sometimes weak and wan, sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human.
Uncertain. Alone. Cratered by imperfections.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Raindrops are my only reminder that clouds have a heartbeat. That I have one, too.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And we are quotation marks, inverted and upside down, clinging to one another at the end of this life sentence. Trapped by lives we did not choose.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
On the darkest days you have to search for a spot of brightness, on the coldest days you have to seek out a spot of warmth; on the bleakest days you have to keep your eyes onward and upward and on the saddest days you have to leave them open to let them cry. To then let them dry. To give them a chance to wash out the pain in order to see fresh and clear once again.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Hope is a pocket of possibility.
I'm holding it in my hand.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have a heart, says science, but I am a monster, says society.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I can do anything I want.
Be with anyone I want.
And it'll be my choice.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Girls are always talking about electricity in their romance, but none are too happy to actually be electrocuted, apparently. Bloody confusing, is what it is.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Hope in this world bleeds out of the barrel of a gun.More Tahereh Mafi [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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