Never knew the word Goodbye could scatter my heart into pieces. Just 1 word, could made me cry over you.
No, Sky. You didn’t tell her everything…you told you everything. Those things happened to you, not to someone else. They happened to Hope. They happened to Sky. They happened to the best friend that I loved all those years ago, and they happened to the best friend I love who’s looking back at me right now.
I’ve never been the most important thing to anybody – not even myself.
I’ll tell you something, Harpy,” he said, his voice almost a whisper now. “It never even occurred to me that we wouldn’t make it. And it never occurred to you that we would. You were just waiting for us to go down in flames. I thought we could get through anything.
He caught my hands as they pulled through my hair, and pulled my body against his, and I felt all the holes in me. My sobs echoed through them like caverns, and I never would have thought empty could be made of such weight.
I couldn’t breathe around it.
Jolly felt salty tears on her lips, and for the first time in her life it occurred to her that sorrow tasted exactly like the sea.
The funniest people are the saddest ones
Lipstick?” He arched a brow.
“I’m on the hunt for my perfect shade,” I respond, deadpan.
“Ditch the magenta. Your olive skin screams for rose.” His deadpan is better than mine.
When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.
Turn off the light,” she says as she walks away, creating a small woosh that smells sweet and chemical. It makes me sad because it’s the smell she makes when she’s leaving.