Quotes from “the princess saves herself in this one” by Amanda Lovelace

b6956560926
b6956560926has quoted2 years ago
that is what abuse is:
knowing you are
going to get salt
but still hoping for sugar
Alejandra Arévalo
Alejandra Arévalohas quoted2 years ago
words should save, not burn.
b4773622016
b4773622016has quoted2 years ago
i’m sorry
if i
wasn’t
the daughter
you had
in mind.
- i only ever wanted to make you proud.
Carsten Golles Laursen
Carsten Golles Laursenhas quoted2 years ago
when you’re taught to see the world through fire, nothing looks safe.
b4615601622
b4615601622has quoted2 years ago
when i had
no friends
i reached inside
my beloved
books
& sculpted some
out of
12 pt
times new roman.
- & it was almost good enough.
Mae
Maehas quoted2 years ago
that is what abuse is:
knowing you are
going to get salt
but still hoping for sugar
for nineteen years.
Alejandra Arévalo
Alejandra Arévalohas quoted2 years ago
be wary
of the boys who
only ever tell
half-truths
because they
will only ever be
half in love
with you.
Alejandra Arévalo
Alejandra Arévalohas quoted2 years ago
i’m not scared
of the monsters
hidden underneath
my bed.
i’m much more scared
of the boys
with messy brown hair,
sleepy eyes,
& mouths
that only know
how to form
half-truths.
- my dragons.
Alejandra Arévalo
Alejandra Arévalohas quoted2 years ago
there are

some mothers

who will warn you

to never ever

(ever ever)

touch the stove,

but there are

some mothers who

will drag you right to it
flowerwild76
flowerwild76has quoted2 years ago
girl
faced with the
difficult task
of learning to
believe in
herself.
Monika Ślazyk
Monika Ślazykhas quoted2 months ago
he loves me.

he loves me not.

he loves her.

he loves her not.

he loves me.

he loves me not.

he loves her.

he loves her not.

he loves me.

he loves me not.

he loves her.

he loves her not.

he loves me.

he loves me not.

he loves her.

he loves her not.

he loves me.

he loves me not.

- i ran out of petals.

🥀

Milica
Milicahas quoted3 months ago
i’m not scared

of the monsters

hidden underneath

my bed.

i’m much more scared

of the boys

with messy brown hair,

sleepy eyes,

& mouths

that only know

how to form

half-truths.

- my dragons.
b8826312915
b8826312915has quoted4 months ago
when
my dragon
with the
green eyes
left,
i
took
a knife
& cut off
all my long,
pretty hair,
taking away
the only thing
he
ever
loved
about
me.
- over before it began
Ingrid Belan
Ingrid Belanhas quoted6 months ago
he is even
better than
books.
Suzanne Sullivan
Suzanne Sullivanhas quoted10 months ago
ah, life—
the thing
that happens
to us
while we’re off
somewhere else
blowing on
dandelions
& wishing
ourselves into
the pages of
our favorite
fairy tales.
Maria Somova
Maria Somovahas quoted2 years ago
forever a collector of words.
Vero
Vero has quoted2 years ago
once upon
a time,
the princess
rose from the ashes
her dragon lovers
made of her
&
crowned
herself
the
motherfucking
queen of
herself.
- how’s that for a happily ever after?
Мария Ложникова
Мария Ложниковаhas quoted2 years ago
i am
a tigress
who has earned
her softer-than-velvet
stripes.
- an ode to my stretch marks.
Sierra Olmsted
Sierra Olmstedhas quoted2 years ago
that is what abuse is:
knowing you are
going to get salt
but still hoping for sugar
for nineteen years.
Liliia Fakhretdinova
Liliia Fakhretdinovahas quoted2 years ago
- can’t i just be a paper girl with a paper life?
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