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He is never enough company on these lonely winter’s nights.


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My sheets are anticipating the moment you return, begging for your sweat to stain the masses lying on their surface. Its the holiday season, and you’re home, but… not here. A strange occurrence considering the way the year has been, something I’m thankful for, but albeit, strange. The stuffed animals that almost seemed human-like as they watched us cuddle on the same bed, miss you. My out of date laptop which you laughed at as you furiously typed a complaint letter to starbucks, misses you. And when I hear those painfully annoying but loveable hyundai commercials, I miss you.
I can’t help but to wonder if you’re feeling the longing too, it is, after all, the time of the year where beds are made to be slept in by more than one person, the time of year where sweaters are meant to be shared, and the time of year where your loneliness reminds you of its presence on every corner you turn.
But I know its a stretch. Knowing you, you’ve found solace in the top 100 tracks of 2010 from pitchfork.com or a venti cup of starbucks coffee you got for free after knowing someone who knows the barista who works there. Maybe you’ve found solace in another girl, but…I’m trying not to think of that right now. Its been the year of you, as terrible as that sounds, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. Half a month left in the year and I’m working on improving the next one. Its been a year, a long year of learning, and I’m a person; a more grown up person than I imagined, with brand-new memories and lessons to carry me along. Just to think of this: a year without the thought of us. Only the sweet memories for the time being until I forget about you.

I’m liking the sound of that already.

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Little Girl

Perfect little girl
standing right beside me
Never crying out
only on the inside

Know your name too well
constant thoughts of dying
See you in the mirror
stop with all your hiding

Time for you to stand
face all your demons
Time to get your voice
rise up and shout out

Stupid little girl
standing right beside me
Remember all your doubts
what’s the use in trying

Whispers in the hall
all around you laughing
Drowning out your voice
mocking as you’re dying

You stood up and faced it
fought with all your might
So bad, you taste it
now you wave the flag

No more little girl
gone and I replace you
Standing in your shell
awake the eastern sun

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I’m the sort of girl who skims pages in a book then reads a particularly evocative paragraph five times over. I’m the sort of girl who gets out of the shower in a bathrobe and stays in it for the rest of the night. I’m the sort of girl who makes a new friend and knows if they will still be in her life in two years. I’m the sort of girl who wishes she could eat cupcakes from the bottom up because icing is too lovely to devour first. I’m the sort of girl who spends a whole weekend reading a book or writing letters. I’m the sort of girl who lives for abandoning plans. I’m the sort of girl who finds herself day-dreaming at any time given.

I’m the sort of girl who always feels like grilled salmon with black pepper and lemon for dinner. I’m the sort of girl who wakes up before the sun is out. I’m the sort of girl who tries to do everything right. I’m the sort of girl who picks books over movies. I’m the sort of girl who knows when someone likes her but pretends not to because she wants to hear it from his mouth and not her own head. I’m the sort of girl who finds it laughable that those who talk the most shit are the ones with the most shit said about them. I’m the sort of girl who falls for marketing ploys and buys in haste. I’m the sort of girl who has her first everything bagel with you and associates you with them for life. I’m the sort of girl who has friends in several continents and still feels like she could make many more. I’m the sort of girl who has problems to trust people.

I’m the sort of girl who gets melancholy and nostalic more than often. I’m the sort of girl who likes having a flavour of the month, the sort of girl who thinks the saddest people alive are those who condescend and patronise to make themselves feel better. The sort of girl who says ‘thank you’, ‘please’ and ‘pardon’ and swears like a sailor five seconds later. I’m the sort of girl who wishes it was autumn all year around. I’m the sort of girl who loves Norway and Nashville and Chicago and Milwaukee and Finland and Santa Monica and always wants to be anywhere but here, wherever ‘here’ may be.

Hi, I’m Jennie. I’m a writer. Therefor, I am.

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teacup <3

It’s pretty obvious that I’ve had such an obsession with teacups for a long time already, hence all of my usernames. 🙂

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Just because you stop believing… that doesn’t mean that it just goes away

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I dream ● Sometimes I think that’s the only right thing to do.

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