“She took a turn too fast and will be eighteen forever.”
When people talk about visiting a place they might say it was awesome, or really colorful or something, but most of the time they don’t mention how their legs ached from walking fifteen miles in one day. How the seagulls called to one another or how lanterns swung back and forth overhead in the warm summer breeze along narrow foreign streets.
Over a year since I had formed words to speak to him in person. Over a year since he had told me he loved me.
Candy definitely has a chip on her shoulder, a very quick temper, and a scatterbrained attitude. And yet she’s brave and independent and tenacious. I felt affection for her – and lust, too. Erections kept popping up all day (and they must have been noticeable under my running shorts).
“When she spent two hours helping me find my keys in a dumpster.”
I used to think I kept it inside because it was silly, or maybe because nobody would believe it.
“People say euthanizing is illegal for humans in the U.S. but as a nurse…I have killed people.”
I believe the definition of “grey” is to give an individual as much of yourself as you can without overly extending yourself at the end of the day.
“You have to be willing to let your soul die to enter the areas of darkness necessary to pull the large fish swimming in the ocean of the political unconscious.”
He is my best friend, my knight in shining armor, my superhero and also my sidekick. He alone has been there for me no matter what happens and has supported me in whatever I do, even if he doesn’t agree. When we argue, he always puts my happiness and our relationship before being ‘right’ or ‘winning.’