Anonymous asked: Your beauty is already very, very present, lovely. It's just a matter of discovering it for yourself. And remember that the kind beauty you're finding in yourself should also apply to yourself; be kind to yourself, because this is a difficult thing to search for in yourself. <3
Sad that I can’t answer this privately, but thank you for your kind words, anonymous voice who feels so familiar. Please extend that kindness to yourself, as well.
recipe for melancholy:
slow journal writing
"Poets and beggars, musicians and prophets, warriors and scoundrels, all creatures of that unbridled reality, we have had to ask but little of imagination, for our crucial problem has been a lack of conventional means to render our lives believable. This, my friends, is the crux of our solitude.”
-Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez has died at age 87