A Lighthouse of Quotes

Quotes, the kind that illuminate the mind, warm the heart, and stir the soul.

*If you like what you see here, please follow. If you have quote suggestions, please voice them.
**Feel free to message. The lighthouse keeper is in often.

I almost miss the sound of your voice but know that the rain
outside my window will suffice for tonight.
I’m not drunk yet, but we haven’t spoken in months now
and I wanted to tell you that someone threw a bouquet of roses
in the trash bin on the corner of my street, and I wanted to cry
because, because —
well,
you know exactly why.

And, I guess I’m calling because only you understand
how that would break my heart.

I’m running out of things to say. My gas is running on empty.
I’ve stopped stealing pages out of poetry books, but last week I pocketed a thesaurus
and looked for synonyms for you but could only find rain and more rain
and a thunderstorm that sounded like glass, like crystal, like an orchestra.

I wanted to tell you that I’m not afraid of being moved anymore;
Not afraid of this heart packing up its things and flying transcontinental
with only a wool coat and a pocket with a folded-up address inside.

I’ve saved up enough money to disappear.
I know you never thought the day would come.

Do you remember when we said goodbye and promised that
it was only for then? It’s been years since I last saw you, years
since we last have spoken.

Sometimes, it gets quiet enough that I can hear the cicadas rubbing their thighs
against each other’s.

I’ve forgotten almost everything about you already, except that
your skin was soft, like the belly of a peach, and
how you would laugh,
making fun of me for the way I pronounced almonds
like I was falling in love
with language.

—Shinji Moon, “If I Left You A Voicemail This Would Be It”

  1. natsu-loves-shipping reblogged this from we-are-your-bloodline
  2. in-sinatra-we-trust reblogged this from crystalizednothing
  3. supersubs02 reblogged this from other-amoon
  4. rrrrrrrrach reblogged this from livingfragmented
  5. crystalizednothing reblogged this from we-are-your-bloodline
  6. neologise reblogged this from we-are-your-bloodline
  7. we-are-your-bloodline reblogged this from livingfragmented
  8. livingfragmented reblogged this from other-amoon
  9. mkobns reblogged this from hernameiskayla
  10. beautybehavior reblogged this from hernameiskayla
  11. other-amoon reblogged this from hernameiskayla
  12. continuouscha0s reblogged this from hernameiskayla
  13. hernameiskayla reblogged this from alighthouseofwords
  14. eat-acid-see-wonderland reblogged this from alighthouseofwords
  15. catastrophicallyphilisophical reblogged this from fadedjean-s
  16. br0see reblogged this from clutchken
  17. milkspottedpuffer reblogged this from wildatartt
  18. jessicalikespirates reblogged this from midnightshivers
  19. clutchken reblogged this from anawkwardbreed
  20. anawkwardbreed reblogged this from midnightshivers
  21. goldilocks94 reblogged this from midnightshivers
  22. fadedjean-s reblogged this from midnightshivers
  23. eighttt-twentyyy reblogged this from midnightshivers
  24. herlittlewallflower reblogged this from midnightshivers
  25. seventeenyeardream reblogged this from midnightshivers
  26. midnightshivers reblogged this from midnightshivers
  27. fifthchildkaworu reblogged this from alighthouseofwords
  28. millionairebum reblogged this from alighthouseofwords
  29. everyonediesinwonderland reblogged this from alighthouseofwords