It was like reaching for someone's hand, then missing their fingers, or even their arm, and hitting their shoulder instead. But no matter. You hang on tight anyway.
("Along for the Ride")
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Pieces and parts were always easier to process. The full picture, the entire story, was another thing entirely. But you just never knew. Sometimes, people could surprise you.
You own a Tic Tac. Gum is just borrowed. - Esther
In those first few hours officially single again the world seems like it expands, suddenly bigger and more vast now that you have to get through it alone.
Life can be long or short, it all depends on how you choose to live it. it's like forever, always changing. for any of us our forever could end in an hour, or a hundred years from now. you can never know for sure, so you'd better make every second count. what you have to decide is how you want your life to be. if your forever was ending tomorrow, is this how you'd want to have spent it?
It is kind of hard to hold a lot in. But for me… it's sometimes even harder to let it out.
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