A true friend doesn’t have guts; they beat you up and later plead with you to beat them back.
One doesn’t fall in love… one digs a hole for himself to trip in… claiming he didn’t see it coming
…we have three kinds of family. Those we are born to, those who are born to us, and those we let into our hearts.
Danny swallowed hard, his eyes still narrowed as they ran over Paul. “I should say no.
I loved the zebras, the cheetahs, the fruit flies, the octopi and the rest. But The Nature of Sex “climaxed
We all have scars. Just because mine are hidden doesn’t make them any less painful.
They finished laughing and caught their breaths, and looked at each other, and Ani thought Geric looked at her too long, as though he forgot he was looking, as though he did not wish to do anything else. She looked back. Her took heart took its time quieting down.
He watches the shadows cast by her hands as she sorts through their clothes scattered across the floor. The shape of her arms as she reaches up, slipping his black T-shirt over her head — like victory. He considers the triumph of this moment, the slick of sweat on his chest. A small clatter, then the sound of a striking match. Her face glows. he reaches for her. She blows the match out, darts across the room, lights another one, glows, blows it out.
People come as they are, and alter you as themselves.
Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things. Hope is one of those things that you can’t buy, but that will be freely given to you if you ask. Hope is the one thing people cannot live without. Hope is a thing of beauty.