Everybody who flashed the signs of loyalty he took to be loyal. Everybody who flashed the signs of intelligence he took to be intelligent. And so he had failed to see into his daughter, failed to see into his wife, failed to see into his one and only mistress—probably had never even begun to see into himself
I thought once was enoughYou turned to me and called my bluff,Maybe I should have walked awaybut I couldn’t resist, I needed replay after replay Loving you would be as easy as taking a breathBut to give you up, that’s a dance with death We were over from the startI never said I’d give my heartSo now it’s time for this to endAfter all, a friend is just a friend Loving you would be as easy as taking a breathBut to give you up, that’s a dance with death So now it’s time for this to endAfter all, a friend is just a friend.
I don’t like writers whose writing is so obvious that I can predict what he’ll write while I’m still taking in his current thoughts. Why, this means that I know what he knows, and the point of reading is to discover things and thoughts which I don’t already know or that haven’t occurred to me. The greatest amusement is surprise. Fellatio! (Bet you didn’t see that coming!)