Friday, January 22, 2016

 Lately I’ve been thinking about who I want to love, and how I want to love, 
and why I want to love the way I want to love, and what I need to learn to love that way, 
and who I need to become to become the kind of love I want to be…
and when I break it all down, when I whittle it into a single breath, 
it essentially comes out like this: Before I die, I want to be somebody’s favorite hiding place, the place they can put everything they know they need to survive, 
every secret, every solitude, every nervous prayer, 
and be absolutely certain I will keep it safe. 
I will keep it safe. 


painting Amy Judd

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