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I’m going to do what I want to do. I’m going to be who I really am. And I’m going to figure out what that is.
She wore flowers in her hair and carried magic secrets in her eyes. She spoke to no one. She spent hours on the riverbank and had midnight s...
I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it’s very difficult to find anyone.
I exist too much, I feel too much, think too much. Reality is crushing the life out of me.
Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. Yo...
I want to write books that unlock the traffic jam in everybody’s head.
We’re all lonely for something we don’t know we’re lonely for. How else to explain the curious feeling that goes around feeling like missing...
In your own life it’s important to know how spectacular you are.
I, too, remember that feeling. You are caught between all that was and all that must be. You feel lost.
It was hard to feel the right emotions at the right times. They didn’t come at all when you set a place for them, and they sacked when you w...
The body shuts down when it has too much to bear; goes its own way quietly inside, waiting for a better time, leaving you numb and half aliv...
I got to thinking that poems were like people. Some people you got right off the bat. Some people you just didn’t get—and never would get.
We are what we love to read, and when we admit to loving a book, we admit that the book represents some aspect of ourselves truly, whether i...
A lot of people get so hung up on what they can’t have that they don’t think for a second about whether they really want it.
But no matter how mad I’ve been, I never for one second stopped wanting you here with me.
You don’t stop loving someone just because you hate them.
I laughed and said, ‘Life is easy.’ What I meant was, ‘Life is easy with you here, and when you leave, it will be hard again.’
I’ve read that if an avalanche buries you and you’re lying there underneath all that snow, you can’t tell which way is up or down. You want ...
Hell is when the people you love the most reach right into your soul and rip it out of you. And they do it because they can.