“Looks like what drives me crazy
Don't have no effect on you--
But I'm gonna keep on at it
Till it drives you crazy, too.”
“Out of love,
Though the goodness
Be wasted forever.
Out of love,
Though the return
“The sea is a desert of waves,
A wilderness of water.”
“I will take your heart.
I will take your soul out of your body
As though I were God.
I will not be satisfied
With the little words you say to me.
I will not be satisfied
With the touch of your hand
Nor the sweet of your lips alone.
I will take your heart for mine.
I will take your soul.
I will be God when it comes to you.”
“The speaker catches fire
looking at their faces.
jump down to stand
in listener's places.”
“Joe has sense enough to know
He is a god.
So many gods don't know.”
“sometimes the thing you think is going to ruin your life is the thing that saves you.”
“It was a receipt for my painting. My heart stuttered. He squeezed my hand in his and smiled. “It’s gonna look so fucking epic in my bedroom, don’t you think? I could fuck you and stare at myself as I do it. That’s some Napoleon shit right there.” It”
“Her first cogent thought was that he was a predator. Her second…was that she wanted to be caught.”
“Я, может, и раздражаюсь, когда опадает последний лист, но его красоту я всё равно помню.”
“Kendra recognized the rising hysteria in the room. Really, it was no different than what she’d encountered in City Hall meetings, where citizens were quick to point the finger at a drifter or stranger in town. Better to think a murderer was a vagrant than a neighbor, someone they probably sat next to in church, or had coffee with at the local diner.”
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