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  • "The only way out of a labyrinth of suffering is to forgive."
  • "I wanted so badly to lie down next to her on the couch, to wrap my arms around her and sleep. Not fuck, like in those movies. Not even have sex. Just sleep together in the most innocent sense of the phrase. But I lacked the courage and she had a boyfriend and I was gawky and she was gorgeous and I was hopelessly boring and she was endlessly fascinating. So I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was hurricane."
  • "What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person."
  • "The town was paper, but the memories were not."
  • "I'm not saying that everything is survivable. Just that everything except the last thing is."
  • "When did we see each other face-to-face? Not until you saw into my cracks and I saw into yours. Before that, we were just looking at ideas of each other, like looking at your window shade but never seeing inside. But once the vessel cracks, the light can get in. The light can get out."
  • "I try to live life so that I can live with myself."

- J G

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