Citati iz knjige „the princess saves herself in this one“ autora Amanda Lovelace

that is what abuse is:
knowing you are
going to get salt
but still hoping for sugar
words should save, not burn.
when i had
no friends
i reached inside
my beloved
books
& sculpted some
out of
12 pt
times new roman.
- & it was almost good enough.
be wary
of the boys who
only ever tell
half-truths
because they
will only ever be
half in love
with you.
i’m not scared
of the monsters
hidden underneath
my bed.
i’m much more scared
of the boys
with messy brown hair,
sleepy eyes,
& mouths
that only know
how to form
half-truths.
- my dragons.
i’m sorry
if i
wasn’t
the daughter
you had
in mind.
- i only ever wanted to make you proud.
when you’re taught to see the world through fire, nothing looks safe.
girl
faced with the
difficult task
of learning to
believe in
herself.
he is even
better than
books.
ah, life—
the thing
that happens
to us
while we’re off
somewhere else
blowing on
dandelions
& wishing
ourselves into
the pages of
our favorite
fairy tales.
forever a collector of words.
once upon
a time,
the princess
rose from the ashes
her dragon lovers
made of her
&
crowned
herself
the
motherfucking
queen of
herself.
- how’s that for a happily ever after?
there are

some mothers

who will warn you

to never ever

(ever ever)

touch the stove,

but there are

some mothers who

will drag you right to it
i am
a tigress
who has earned
her softer-than-velvet
stripes.
- an ode to my stretch marks.
that is what abuse is:
knowing you are
going to get salt
but still hoping for sugar
for nineteen years.
that is what abuse is:
knowing you are
going to get salt
but still hoping for sugar
for nineteen years.
- can’t i just be a paper girl with a paper life?
had to wear long sleeves
to cover up my
only catharsis.
- everybody told me how good i looked, though.
you may be gone, but i still have a stomachache.
if a house
does not
automatically
make a home,
then a body
doesn’t
automatically
make a home
either.
- i’ve always felt like a stranger in my skin.
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