when I was a little kid one of my mother’s friends who I was always quite attached to would toss me into her lap wrap her arms around me and delicately caress my face with her fingertips when I was feeling sad or angry or scared. it’s the most at ease I have ever felt.
will someone please just hold me and delicately touch my flesh and tell me everything will be okay tell me the universe put me here for a reason tell me I belong here right now and I will find my purpose and path when I am meant to tell me one day I won’t feel so lost tell me I deserve to be happy
people are always calling me
but all I hear is