Witch Baby

“My pain is ugly, Angel Juan. I feel like I have so much ugly pain”, says Witch Baby in a dream.

“Everyone does”, Angel Juan says. “My mother says that pain is hidden in everyone you see. She says try to imagine it like big bunches of flowers that everyone is carrying around with them. Think of your pain like a big bunch of red roses, a beautiful thorn necklace. Everyone has one.”

From Witch Baby by Francesca Lia Block.