"if you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
if you want to be happy, practice compassion."

dalai lama

Humboldt. (at Miranda Gardens Resort)

Humboldt. (at Miranda Gardens Resort)

"stop thinking, and end your problems."

Lao Tzu

"time is a created thing. to say ‘i don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘i don’t want to."

Lao Tzu

#mossbeach
#latergram

#mossbeach
#latergram

cut to spite

jecortlandt:

Cut

to spite;

to not face

the lonesome 

tongue’s 

Taste -

that Hunger hurts

but Starving’s 

worse …

right?

-j.e. cortlandt

"your tea is cold now.
drink it standing up,
and leave the house."

edna st vincent millay

"life is a series of natural & spontaneous changes. do not resist them - that only creates sorrow. let reality be reality. let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like."

lao tzu

your sightless

See.

your formless

Be.

your tasteless

Tongue

(selling wrapt,

for wrung),

claiming known

what is clearly

Chaste.

your broken

ha-

ste.

your empty Go’s.

your would be Woes.

your scriptless Shows,

now

demanding

"Read."



-j.e. cortlandt

"there is no shelter in you anywhere."

edna st vincent millay

trading Shares

&

kisses.

the Misses

we’ve mourned.

these grief

adorned

Glances.



this

skin.



this

chin

to chest.



this

Rest-carved flesh,

hollowed and pink.

This Trusting

Sink

of ex

/

to in-

hale,

softening Speak

and

Sliding

Scale

(Balanced then,

alone

now

Tilting

Home,

of sorts).



-j.e.cortlandt

teach

by

Being.



by

Freeing



y

 

o

 

u

 

r



______

 


S

 

e

 

l

 

f



again.




Strip.




Learn

 

from the Lessen.





-j.e. cortlandt

 

Sam Smith // Nirvana

this song tho. 

"will you take me to nirvana?

i don’t think this will last

but you’re here in my arms …”

(Source: ithinkyoulllikethissong)

jecortlandt:

"here it is: one more. one less. another wasted love story.

i really loved this one.

when i think that it’s over; that i’ll never see him again like this … well, yes - i’ll bump into him. we’ll meet our new boyfriend and girlfriend, and act as if we had never been together.

… then we’ll slowly think of each other less and less. until we forget each other completely … almost …”

let go of me: i’ve

been the last on your mind for

the very last time.