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“Everyone has that moment I think, the moment when something so momentous happens that it rips your very being into small pieces. And then you have to stop. For a long time, you gather your pieces. And it takes such a very long time, not to fit them back together, but to assemble them in a new way, not necessarily a better way. More, a way you can live with until you know for certain that this piece should go there, and that one there.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“That's how hearts get broken, you know. When you believe in promises.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“I remember the stars that night. They were like salt against the sky, like someone spilled the shaker against very dark cloth. That mattered to me, their accidental beauty.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“I'm tired and angry at me. For letting myself get smaller and smaller in the hopes that he would notice me more. But how can someone notice you if you keep getting smaller?”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“People should know about us. Girls who write their pain on their bodies. ~Louisa”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“I just want to feel better. My own body is my deepest enemy. It wants, it wants, it wants and when it does not get, it cries and cries and I punish it. How can you live in fear of your own body?”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“She's not a cookie, or a book, or a record on a shelf. You can't just play with her and then put her back.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“+"I think u are having a different sort of heartbreak. Maybe a kind of heartbreak of being in the world when u don’t know how to be.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“Don't let the cereal eat you. It's only a fucking box of cereal, but it will eat you alive if you let it.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“Girl listens to radio. Girl finds music. Girl has whole other world.

Girl slips on headphones. World gone.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“Go be absolutely, positively, fucking angelic.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“You can't break my heart, she cries, breathy and furious. You can't own my soul. What I have, I made, what I have is mine. What I have I made, what I have is mine.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“...when I look at my arms, I don't think revolutionary. I think sad, and pain, but not revolutionary.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“I'm always losing things.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“Each aberration of my skin is a song. Press your mouth against me. You will hear so much singing.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“Cutting is a fence you build upon your own body to keep people out but then you cry to be touched. But the fence is barbed. What then?”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“Everything and everybody that's busted can be fixed. That's what I think.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“I think you are having a different sort of heartbreak. Maybe a kind of heartbreak of being in the world when you don't know how to be. If that makes any sense?”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“I cut because I can't deal. It's as simple as that. The world becomes an ocean, the ocean washes over me, the sound of water is deafening, the water drowns my heart, my panic becomes as large as planets. I need to hurt myself more than the world can hurt me, and then I can comfort myself.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“I'm so unwhole. I don't know where all the pieces of me are, how to fit them together, how to make them stick. Or if I even can.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“Keep your shit together and stay strong, he whispers in my ear.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“I'm no stranger to fucking up.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“Because when everything is said and done... the world runs on kindness. It simply has to, or we'd never be a able to bear ourselves. It might not seem so to you now, but it will when you're older." ~Ariel”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“People aren't nice, people aren't nice, you should know that by now.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“Dear Ellis, I have something really fucking angelic to tell you.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“Everyone has that moment, I think, the moment when something so...momentous happens that it rips your very being into small pieces. And then you have to stop. For a long time, you gather your pieces. And it takes such a very long time, not to fit them back together, but to assemble them in a new way, not necessarily a better way. More, a way you can live with until you know for certain that this piece should go there, and that one there.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“I'm so lonely in the world I want to peel all of my flesh off and walk, just bone and gristle, straight into the river, to be swallowed.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“I don't feel sad. For just now, I don't feel scared. I feel, for right now, well, kind of triumphant.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“And you know what makes me super mad? If a guy has scars, it's like some heroic shit show or something. But women? We're just creepy freaks.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
“Everyone here seems to know exactly what they need, but I leave without a thing.”
Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces

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