"Every relationship after your first relationship is just a different version, but each time we’re trying to make it right."
— Sorry I couldn’t get it right the first time. (via n4ughty-y)
"Einstein invents himself a brother and puts him in a rocketship to prove a point, says Thought Experiment and means Playground, gets into an elevator and begins to fall through space at the speed of falling through space. It feels like acceleration. It looks like the absence of gravity. He’s writing it down on the back of his hand and giggling. Either he’s made a mistake in his math or everyone else in the history of the world is wrong. He gets back into his elevator again and whoops and screams a little. He says Trust me. He says These things take time."
— Richard Siken, from “Ornithopter” (via bhalbers)
"Is that too much to expect? That I would name the stars for you?"
— Richard Siken, Snow and Dirty Rain (via victory-vomit)
"I am tired of being mysterious. You are drinking rum next to the laughing skullheads and I am unhappy because I am dead and I miss you."
— Richard Siken, Unhappy Hour. (via zjhussain)
"There’s two kinds of women—those you write poems about and those you don’t."
— Jeffrey McDaniel (via observando)