One person's trauma is another's loss of innocence.
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Accidents did not just happen. From time to time they were carefully plotted, calculated, and arranged to oneÆs advantage-all, of course, under the cloak of happenstance.
Goldfish get big enough only for the bowl you put them in. Bonsai trees twist in miniature. I would have given anything to keep her little. They outgrow us so much faster than we outgrow them.
The mind is a remarcable thing. Just because you canÆt see the wound doesnÆt mean it isnÆt hurting
You can't pay a landlord in dogma.
What she hadn't realized was that sometimes when your vision was that sharp and true, it could cut you. That only if you'd felt such fullness could you really understand the ache of being empty.
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