"I wanted to be wanted and he was very beautiful, kissed with his eyes closed, and only felt good while moving. You could drown in those eyes, I said, so it’s summer, so it’s suicide, so we’re helpless in sleep and struggling at the bottom of the pool."
Richard Siken, Crush (via larmoyante)
"Children are afraid of the dark because they have nothing real to work with. Adults are afraid of themselves."
Richard Siken-Black Telephone