Clearly God was in some kind of mood on my birthday.
Until this moment, I had not realized that someone could break your heart twice, along the very same fault lines.
Well, sometimes to get what you want the most, you have to do what you want the least.
You can make it dark, but I can't make it light.
A woman isn't all that different from a bonfire. A fire's a beautiful thing, right? Something you can't take your eyes off, when it's burning. If you can keep it contained, it'll throw light and heat for you. It's only when it gets out of control that you have to go on the offensive.
You would wind up as a cat, I told her. They don't need anyone else. I need you, she replied. Well, I said. Maybe I'll come back as catnip.
If you tell yourself you feel fine, you will.