And I could see this boy doing his homework and thinking about my sister naked. And I could see them holding hands at football games that they do not watch. And I could see this boy throwing up in the bushes at a party house. And I could see my sister putting up with it. And I felt very bad for both of them.
("The Perks of Being a Wallflower")
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She wasn't bitter. She was sad, though. But it was a hopeful kind of sad. The kind of sad that just takes time.
Downtown. Lights on buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.
There's nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.
I have finished To Kill a Mockingbird. It is now my favorite book of all time, but then again, I always think that until I read another book.
Maybe it's sad that these are now memories. And maybe it's not sad.
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