Fall in love with someone who wants you, who waits for you. who understands you even in the madness; someone who helps you, and guides you, someone who is your support, your hope. fall in love with someone who talks with you after a fight. Fall in love with someone who misses you and wants to be with you. Do not fall in love only with a body or with a face; or with the idea of being in love
This is a segment of Kate Tempest’s “Brand New Ancients” project. Over an hour in total, its a combination of spoken word poetry and rap, a critically-successful melding of these sister genres. The winner of the Ted Hughes Prize for innovation in Poetry, keep an eye out for Tempest in the future. At just 26 years old, she has a bright future ahead of her.
my social studies teacher once told us “human beings are the most selfish of all. even when someone dies, you shed tears only because they are no more around to provide you with whatever they had been for so long”
and it has been 3 years since she said this and this is still what i think about at night