Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.Thomas Mann, Death in Venice (via misswallflower)
me: i have depression
person: *suddenly becomes mental health expert, nutritionist, spiritual guide* why dont u try yoga why dont u eat lots of fruit maybe u should exercise have u tried keeping a journal have u tried yoga have u tried meditation have u tried sitting in the sun have u tried patting a dog have u tried exercise yoga in the fruit sun yoga yoga
"have you tried just being happy? you should just be happy"
patti smith and lynn goldsmith in studio, circa 1978 - photo by michael putland.
Cheyenne this is the realist shit you’ve ever done