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I lay on the bed and lost myself in stories. I liked that. Books were safer than other people anyways

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I lay on the bed and lost myself in stories. I liked that. Books were safer than other people anyways
I went away in my head, into a book. That was where I went whenever real life was too hard or too inflexible.
I loved to sleep with the window open. Rainy nights were the best of all: I would open the window and put my head on the pillow and close my...
I do not miss childhood, but I miss the way I took pleasure in small things, even as greater things crumbled. I could not control the world ...
Adults follow paths. Children explore.
You don’t pass or fail at being a person, dear.
I make art, sometimes I make true art, and sometimes it fills the empty places in my life. Some of them. Not all.
Different people remember things differently, and you’ll not get any two people to remember anything the same, whether they were there or no...
Nobody looks like what they really are on the inside. You don’t. I don’t. People are much more complicated than that.
Words save our lives, sometimes.
Some books you read. Some books you enjoy. But some books just swallow you up, heart and soul.
I do not miss childhood, but I miss the way I took pleasure in small things, even as greater things crumbled. I could not control the world ...