"Give back your heart
to itself, to the stranger who has loved you
all your life, whom you ignored
for another, who knows you by heart."
from love after love by derek walcott
my valentine's day playlist, for you:
my heart's an autoclave, the mountain goats
lion's mane, iron and wine
true love will find you in the end, daniel johnston
jeane, if you're ever in portland, casiotone for the painfully alone
maps, yeah yeah yeahs
let's stay together, al green or barack obama
the reasons, weakerthans
after you listen to those, just put 69 love songs by the magnetic fields on repeat.
also, minnow would like to be your valentine. this means he wants to kiss you on the mouth for an hour, which...that's really all any valentine wants to do.