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I often carry things to read
so that I will not have to look at
the people.

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I often carry things to read so that I will not have to look at the people.
Maybe a damned good night’s sleep will bring me back to a gentle sanity. But at the moment, I look about this room and, like myself, it’s al...
Maybe a damned good night’s sleep will bring me back to a gentle sanity. But at the moment, I look about this room and, like myself, it’s al...
My dear, Find what you love and let it kill you. Let it drain you of your all. Let it cling onto your back and weigh you down into eventual ...
it’s necessary for me sometimes just to be alone and quiet and doing nothing.
I remember when your eyes said love loudly
I believed in too much too early and when reality arrived I couldn’t stand it.
I take much pleasure in being alone but there is also a strange warm grace in not being alone.
the courage it took to get out of bed each morning to face the same things over and over was enormous.
…Love breaks my bones and I laugh.
nobody can save you but yourself. you will be put again and again into nearly impossible situations. they will attempt again and again throu...
I am a series of small victories and large defeats and I am as amazed as any other that I have gotten from there to here.