And my problem was that I always tried to go in everyone's way but my own.
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Had the price of looking been blindness, I would have looked.
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Perhaps everyone loved someone; I didn't now, I couldn't give much thought to love; in order to travel far you had to be detached, and I had the long road back to the campus before me.
When I discover who I am, I'll be free.
I was never more hated than when I tried to be honest. Or when, even as just now I've tried to articulate exactly what I felt to be the truth. No one was satisfied
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