“You think relationships are difficult? Try friendships. Try courting someone in order to convince them to join you in some nameless, shapeless platonic complication — forever. Convince an adult stranger that you are worth a healthy slice of their limited time and energy without the prize of sex or romance.”
“I am not like
burning in hell.
the hell of
i discovered i sleep with a clenched jaw,
i was told as a boy it meant i was angry
but i would rather break my teeth,
than dare hurting you at all.