Personal Dictionary

Nice

Acknowledging that everyone is at least a little bit awful.

Kindness

A hand held out for no reason.

Accomplishment

Having something to hold in your hands at the end of the day.

Spite

Our daily bread.

Self-sufficiency

Trying to walk off a broken leg.

Apathy

Having no mental fuel for the fire but rubbing one out for the third time today anyway.

Entertainment

Something that will consume your every waking hour if you don’t watch out.

Sorrow

Something you take to the back room, no one wants to see that.

Acceptance

Filling in the cracks with gold.

Panic

The first time you realize you’re human.

Freedom

Walking alone at night and realizing you aren’t dead.

Abuse

Is a word we don’t use in this house.

Laughter

A temporary madness.

Pottery

A delicious waste of time.

Despair

Staring into the dark of your closet on nights when your father goes home to his real family.

Love

Something that happens to other people.

Chivalry

Taking a weighted compliment with a smile that says dear-god-but-you’re-older-than-my-father-but-we-have-to-see-each-other-every-day-so-let’s-just-get-through-this-shall-we?

Revenge

A delicacy only afforded to cowards.

Perfection

Everything fucking up in just the right way.

Depression

Looking out your window and not seeing the world beyond it.

Depression

A long fugue that seems restful until you wake to the same pain you fell asleep from.

Depression

Receding from all directions at once.

Depression

is repetitious.

Depression

is repetitious.

Success

is not the absence of failure.

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