My heart is drumming in my chest so hard it aches, but it's the good kind of ache, like the feeling you get on the first real day of autumn, when the air is crisp and the leaves are all flaring at the edges and the wind smells just vaguely of smoke - like the end and the beginning of something all at once.
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We should be protected from the people who will leave us in the end, from all the people who will disappear or forget us.
That's when you realize that most of it-life, the relentless mechanism of existing-isn't about you. It doesn't include you at all. It will thrust onward even after you've jumped the edge. Even after you're dead.
It's the way he says my name: like music.
You have to learn that people are always listening.
You know you can't be happy unless you're unhappy sometimes, right.
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