"I’m not used to being loved. I wouldn’t know what to do."
"I felt my existence was tainted, in some subtle but essential way."
"Eternity bores me,
I never wanted it."
"Somewhere on the brink of insanity, I fell in love with the idea of destroying myself."
"What I want
out of mind."
"A light here required a shadow there."
"I kept [your name] buried deep inside, and when I had nothing else to cling to, with a single whisper in the dark I would name you, careful not to be heard, and in doing so, something of you would be restored to me, and something of myself would be saved."
"I will give; I will enrich; I will return to the world this beauty."
"There is a loneliness in this world so great that you can see it in the slow movement of the hands of a clock. People so tired, mutilated either by love or no love."