That is truly okay! “A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” - Roald Dahl
Those Winter Sundays
Sundays too my father got up early
And put his clothes on in the blueback cold,
then with cracked hands that ached
from labor in the weekday weather made
banked fires blaze. No one ever thanked him.
I’d wake and hear the cold splintering, breaking.
When the rooms were warm,…
I fought so fucking hard for a man once, I just dug my fingernails in and didn’t pay no mind to the fact that I was ripping them off trying so hard for a fight that ultimately, he didn’t care about, and I swore that I was never, ever going to do that to myself again.
Dr. Seuss cheerfully goes up to the counter.
He orders a frosty fluff iced tea flan flouter.
He stays very still
His drink remains chilled
He waits (very patient) for his cup to be filled.
He calls to the shop, “I speak for the teas, for the teas have no tongues.
“And I’m asking…
Sleeping Beauty goes up to the counter. “Which drink has the most caffeine?” she demands. The barista hands her a cafe americano. She drinks the whole thing in one gulp.