“I’m scared as hell to want you. But here I am, wanting you anyway.”
“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.”
"It was always the meaningless tasks that endure: the washing, the cooing, the clearing, the cleaning. Never anything majestic or significant, just the tiny rituals that hold together the seams of human life.”
You remember too much,
my mother said to me recently.
Why hold onto all that?
And I said,
Where do I put it down?