September 18, 2008

this is what I'll tell you when you finally get so frustrated and just scream at me "What do you want already!"

I want something that stands up on its own legs, something that knows its own name. Maybe even something that- when we felt we couldn't support it- would support us instead. I want what is infallible, regardless of whether we are good enough to sustain it, let alone thrive in it. It has to be bigger than us. It has to be impossible. We will never understand it but boy won't we wish we did.

He kissed my forehead.
He thought I was asleep.

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