I Wrote This For You: Just the Words
I Wrote This For You: Just the Words
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- Laura Prudom (News Editor for Variety)
"One of the most beautiful things I have ever read. Ever."
- BT (Grammy Nominated Composer and Technologist)
"This is me. This is you. This is us. This is every human being, past and present, old and young, of every ethnicity, race and faith. Our every complex human emotion translated into words. Someone knows and someone understands. This is the essence of what it truly means to be human."
- Ethar El-Katatney (CNN African Journalist Of The Year, award-winning journalist, blogger and author)
"The magnificent beauty of I Wrote This For You is quite simply this: the book is elegantly incomplete without you. No one else in the world can read it the way you do. No one."
- Matthew E. May (The Elegant Solution, In Pursuit Of Elegance, The Shibumi Strategy)
The follow-up to the #1 bestseller, I Wrote This For You: Just The Words presents twice the number of entries with over 400 works from the internationally acclaimed poetry and photography project; including several new and never before seen poems. While focussing on the words from the project, new photography launches each section which portray everyone's journey through the world: Love Found, Being In Love, Love Lost, Hope, Despair, Living and Dying.
Danger isn't always loud and angry. Red, fire engine, fire, clouds. A fight doesn't always end when you've been knocked down. Fight, punch, fruit juice, islands. Sometimes, the world will try and convince you that dying is the most polite thing you could do. Please, thank you, no I don't mind at all, go ahead. Sometimes, they will make giving up feel just like going to sleep. You've done enough, rest now, there's no need to carry on. You are not in your bed. You are on the street. And you
misunderstanding, miscommunication and misplaced desire. The world would be easier if you could just be happy for what you had, while you had it. If you could eat memories like flowers to keep your heart alive. The world would be easier if comfort didn't rest on the backs of the broken, if your swimming pool was dug by soft hands that never worked a day in their life. The world would be easier if we all just got rich and famous and we were all each other's #1 fan. The world would be easier if
you. You will fall in love and have your heart broken in many different, new and interesting ways in college or university (if you go) and you will actually learn things, as at this point, people will believe you have a good chance of obeying authority and surviving, in the event of an emergency. If, in your chosen career path, there are award shows that give out more than ten awards in one night or you have to pay someone to actually take the award home to put on your mantlepiece, then those
all the people around you can talk about is where they're going on holiday. They wouldn't laugh, if they'd seen the photograph. The Once, Twice It only hurt the first time so you'd know how much it didn't hurt the second time. The Could Why do you do what you do? Is it to impress those around you? Your family? Your friends? Your lover? Do you do it to make money? To live in a nice house? To buy things that can't be scratched? Or do you do it because you love it. Because it lets you finish
Slight Pinch You and I could collide, like atoms in some scientist's wet dream. We could start a new universe together. We could mix like a disease. And if we do, I hope we never get better. The Lovers Bleed Into Each Other And as we touch, I can never tell if you are touching me or I am touching you. The Afternoon And I would kiss the sweat from your brow. And you would let me. The Things That Are Left The world made me cold. You made me water. One day we'll be clouds. The Needle And