I’ve never gotten a love letter before. But reading these notes like this, one after the other, it feels like I have. It’s like . . . it’s like there’s only ever been Peter. Like everyone else that came before him, they were all to prepare me for this. I think I see the difference...
Él no me dio flores o dulces. Me dio la luna y las estrellas. El infinito.
I say looking on the bright side of life never killed anybody.
If love is like a possession, maybe my letter are like my exorcisms
But just because you bury something, that doesn’t mean it stops existing.
The look on his face made me want to die. It confirmed every mean and low thing I’d ever thought about myself, the stuff you hope and pray no one will ever know about you. Because if they knew, they would see the real you, and they would despise you.
The words come out of my mouth, but they don’t sound like me. I don’t sound like me. Probably because I know it’s all lies. But I can see that they’re lies that Reeve believes. He swallows them whole. His eyes go blank. Empty. He completely shuts down.
You were gullible,” he said. And then, “When you were really little, you hated carrots. You wouldn’t eat them. But then I told you that if you ate carrots, you’d get X-ray vision. And you believed me. You believed everything I said.” I did. I really did. I believed him when he said that carrots...
people who don’t face their problems head-on are the worst kind of cowards.
I’d never heard of them, but at that moment, it was the best song I’d ever heard. I went out and bought Ten and listened to it on repeat. When I listened to track five, “Black,” it was like I was there, in that moment all over again.After the summer was over, when I got...
There have been other girls. But they weren’t her.
He came up and kissed me on my forehead, and before he stepped away, I closed my eyes and tried hard to memorize this moment. I wanted to remember him exactly as he was right then, how his arms looked brown against his white shirt, the way his hair was cut a little too short...
But what now? What am I supposed to do with all these feelings?
When she leaned forward to mess with the AC vents, her hair brushed against my leg and it was really soft. It made remember all over again. It made it hard to stay pissed and keep her at arm’s length the way I’d planned. It was pretty near damn impossible. When I was near her,...
And for a second, just for a second I forget. I forget that this isn’t real.
There hadn’t been one specific moment. It was like gradualy waking up. You go from being asleep to the space between dreaming and awake and then into consciousness. It’s a slow process, but when you’re awake, there’s no mistaking it. There was no mistaking that it had been love.
I suppose you can’t hold on to old things just for the sake of holding on.
Moments, when lost, can’t be found again. They’re just gone.
My favourite food is cake.What kind of cake?It doesn’t matter. All cake.