traces of tears
if memories could be canned, would they also have expiry dates? If so, I hope they last for centuries.
Bernard Schlink, The Reader
Might as well have told me you were shot before you fell off the horse. It didn’t hurt much at the time.
❝ I just feel… defenseless. It’s just, I don’t know, the world feels so big when you’re out in the wide open. It’s like you don’t have a place in it when you don’t have a home.
Where she went, Gayle Forman
- Keep going.
- I don’t know how.
The Theory of Everything, James Marsh (2014)