“You are not the heaviness
sitting inside of you.
You are not the battlefield
where the bodies fall,
and you are not the sound of cannons
breaking the sky open.
You are what happens after the war.

The surviving.

The healing.

The rebuilding.” — Y.Z., for the bad nights (via asoulsearch)

afterthenight:

audrey hepburn (05/04/29 - 01/20/93)