"Hold on to the delusion that you need me; think yourself more deeply into it. It won’t do you any harm, you know, and if one day you want to get rid of me you will always have the strength to do so; but meanwhile you have given me a gift such as I never even dreamt of finding in this life."
"Our hearts beat so loud the neighbors think we’re fucking when I’m just trying to find the nerve to touch your face."
"When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie."
"I felt of her, a sentiment which — though I was always ashamed of it — dominated me completely. She has been weak, and I, am I perfect? But why deceive myself? Why try to reason? Even if I had discovered the most shocking things about her — what am I saying — even the most shameful vices, I would have been cruelly disillusioned, but I would not have been able to stop loving her."
"You were fucking me without touching me. How could I not fall for that?"
"It was strange how your brain could know what your heart refused to accept."
"You happened to me.
You were as deep down as I’ve ever been.
You were inside me like my pulse."
"Perhaps the fact
that I chased a boy
who ripped me to shreds
says a lot more
than it did about him."