do you remember the first time you were called annoying?
how your breath stopped short in your chest
the way the light drained from your eyes, though you knew your cheeks were ablaze
the way your throat tightened as you tried to form an argument that got lost on your tongue.
your eyes never left the floor that day.
you were 13.
you’re 20 now, and i still see the light fade from your eyes when you talk about your interests for “too long,”
apologies littering every other sentence,
words trailing off a cliff you haven’t jumped from in 7 years.
i could listen to you forever, though i know speaking for more than 3 uninterrupted minutes makes you anxious.
all i want you to know is that you deserve to be heard
for 3 minutes
for 10 minutes
for 2 hours
there will be people who cannot handle your grace, your beauty, your wisdom, your heart;
mostly because they can’t handle their own.
but you will never be
and have never been
They came rolling toward me, just like this. I asked the little guy what his favorite thing about his friend was. He said: “Mailbox!” I asked what their favorite thing to do together was. He said: “Fire extinguisher!”
Some of you seemed to be really interested in the little bit of info I gave on Venus in Retrograde, so I thought I would interview my really good friend and astrologer, Christina, about what this tempestuous planet is doing to our love lives.
So, is that normal? To encounter a bunch of people who hurt your heart the most [during Venus in retrograde]?
Yes. I mean, Venus retrograde is happening to everyone, so most people are trying to make sense of where they have been romantically, and might have just suddenly realized their shitty behavior or want to know if there is still a spark with someone who isn’t a part of their lives anymore. Every person i have done a reading for in the last few weeks has reported huge romantic weirdness, mostly involving their exs coming out of nowhere.
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