People think boundaries and borders build nations. Nonsense-words do. Beliefs, declarations, constitutions-words. Stories. Myths. Lies. Promises. History.
Feast for the Fisherman, the ultimate emo band. Said to be sold with a complimentary prescription for antidepressants and a free flatiron.
You have a steady fella?
We are English, and I expect you to behave as such. No more crying.
How do people stay in love, anyway? Is it a choice? Or is it like those plants we studied in biology that mutate into something new and totally different but are still part of the same plant family?
Evie didn’t mind yelling, but she hated feeling judged. It got under her skin and made her feel small and ugly and unfixable.
It was funny how one afternoon with a best friend could set a girl right.
Or perhaps it is some combination of spirit and desire, love and hope, some alchemy that we each possess and can put to use, if we first know where to look without flinching.
People will disappoint you. The question to ask is whether you can learn to live with the disappointment and move on.
My aunt says you should only pray to Jesus.”
Blind Bill grunted and spat. “You think the white folks’ god is gonna help you? You think he’s on our side?”
“I don’t think anybody’s god is on our side.