Try explaining a life bundled with episodes of this— swallowing mud, swallowing glass, the smell of blood on the first four knuckles. We pull our boots on with both hands but we can't punch ourselves awake and all I can do is stand on the curb and say Sorry about the blood in your mouth. I wish it was mine.
HARRY POTTER HISTORY MEME: three historical witches [1/3] → Merope GauntMerope Riddle (née Gaunt), (c. 1907 – 31 December, 1926) was a pure-blood witch, daughter of Marvolo Gaunt, and sister of Morfin. She was a direct descendant of Salazar Slytherin and a Parselmouth. Merope lived in a shack with her father and brother, who mentally and physically abused her. She grew to have an obsessive love for Tom Riddle, a handsome and wealthy Muggle. When both her father and brother were imprisoned, she bewitched and married Tom. Merope ended up dying at an orphanage, soon after giving birth to her son, whom she had named Tom Marvolo Riddle.
Happy 35th Birthday, Hermione Jean Granger! (September 19, 1979)
Happy Birthday Hermione Jean Granger (19 September, 1979)
Dawn seemed to follow midnight with indecent haste.
houses of hogwarts.
Iron Doors - The Lighthouse and the Whaler
I know you think you mean the best
I’ll wait and see if this is worth it
I know you see me the way I was before
You are — truly your father’s son, Harry… .
Like Real People Do - Hozier
So I will not ask you
Why you were creeping
In some sad way I already know
“It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.”
― John Joseph Powell