To love only the virtuous is to mistake love for admiration. To love with your whole being, you must love too the outcast. Only then will you understand what love is capable of. Only then will you love with a purpose that transforms instead of oppresses.

Social worker: do you feel safe here?

Me: how can I measure my safety? I don’t think anybody has a clue. I attract a lot of trouble that’s for sure. But I don’t think anything has really changed from before, I think I just idealise the past — things were better in the past. That’s such a dangerous thing because it’s...
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arroezze:
Safety comes from your own feelings internally. this seems to be a lot of projection from things outside your own control that you're internalizing as a will to change the safety of others than your own desire to feel safe being you.

Social worker: you say everyone hates you but I see no evidence of that.

Me: I’m supposed to be the guy who makes it all better. I’m supposed to carry the world on my shoulder, and I can say that I did my time doing that. I paid it forward. I did the right thing. And you know what? I was doing my...
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With this piece I wanted to use as a concept a dying craft to convey the ending of something, to capture the grim reality of an untimely ending. With every choice we make, we must cross swords with the fates. Indulge with me...

‘Cannibal Animals’

Do the careless ever strive
To be careful?
Do the shameless ever strive
To be shameful?

The Nihilist skin; peeled...
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‘Inside’

Onward, towards a frankly lit face
Onward, we disappeared into grace
The line that shone backwards
Reflected back into the sun.
But darling, remember...

These eyes have been shining too long
And I read the obituary in the departure
Lounge, forgetting for a moment who I am
Forgetting where I’m from,
Where I mean to return

Will I see the ageless faces that...
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