| hanna | sophomore | small town iowa |
"your body is made of the same elements that lionesses are built from. three quarters of you is the same kind of water that beats rocks to rubble, wears stones away. your DNA translates into the same twenty amino acids that wolf genes code for. when you look in the mirror and feel weak, remember, the air you breathe in fuels fores fires capable of destroying everything they touch. on the days you feel ugly, remember: diamonds are only carbon.
you are so much more. "
"I craved him constantly, so deeply it was a physical ache"
"Eventually something you love is going to be taken away. And then you will fall to the floor crying. And then, however much later, it is finally happening to you: you’re falling to the floor crying thinking, “I am falling to the floor crying,” but there’s an element of the ridiculous to it — you knew it would happen and, even worse, while you’re on the floor crying you look at the place where the wall meets the floor and you realize you didn’t paint it very well."