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step into my quiet violence. do you see pictures in my words?

i emptied my veins out onto a page.

some days all i do is watch the sky...
4 May 1982
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"sometimes it seems like we're all living in some sort of prison, and the crime is how much we hate ourselves. it's good to get really dressed up once in a while and admit the truth: that when you really look closely, people are so strange and so complicated, that they're actually beautiful. possibly even me." ~ angela, my so-called life.

"i'd say i'm sorry to disappoint you, but i'm not. i excel at not giving a shit. experience has taught me that interest begets expectation, and expectation begets disappointment, so the key to avoiding disappointment is to avoid interest. a equals b equals c equals a, or whatever. i also don't have a lot of interest in being a good person or a bad person. from what i can tell, either way, you're screwed. bad people are punished by society's laws, and good people are punished by murphy's law. so you see my dilemma..." - dead like me.

"open-minded students everywhere owe a debt of gratitude to abercrombie & fitch. not since hester prynne has an embroidered 'a' been such a clear indication of whom to avoid." ~ rolling stone.

"what's punk?" he asked. i said, "punk isn't a kind of music or type of clothes, it's a way of life." they didn't understand, so i kicked over a trash can and said, "that's punk." they kicked over a trash can and said, "that's punk?" i said, "no, that's trendy."

Garden State is love.

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