"It was the most amazing feeling in the world, to know that something right had happened, and to know that it had happened not through luck or command but simply because it was right
HE SPENT HIS WHOLE LIFE RUNNING AWAY, AND PART OF HIM STILL WANTED TO RUN.
USUALLY WHEN I THOUGHT I WAS CREATING SOMEONE FROM MY IMAGINATION, IT TURNED OUT I WAS REMEMBERING SOMEONE I’D FORGOTTEN OR SOMEONE STANDING SO CLOSE I COULDN’T SEE HER AT ALL.
“I let myself have feelings for you despite not knowing how this would end.”
You see I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad things that happened to me.
I can see his pain, see it in the way he runs his fingers through his hair, over and over, and I understand what it costs him to hide it all.
We’ve been acting as if things would never change.