“yearning, n. and adj.
At the core of this desire is the belief that everything can be perfect.”
Maybe language is kind, giving us these double meanings. Maybe it’s trying to teach us a lesson, that we can always be two things at once.”
The mistake is thinking there can be an antidote to the uncertainty.”
“rest, v. and n.
Rest with me for the rest of this.
That’s it. Come closer.
Sometimes I love it when we just lie on our backs, gaze off, stay still.”
You don’t love me as much as I love you. You don’t love me as much as I love you. You don’t love me as much as I love you.”
Last night, I got up the courage to ask you if you regretted us.
“There are things I miss,” you said. “But if I didn’t have you, I’d miss more.”
That’s the dilemma, isn’t it? When you’re single, there’s the sadness and joy of only me. And when you’re paired, there’s the sadness and joy of only you.”
I’m not going to even try.”
It scares me how hard it is to remember life before you. I can’t even make the comparisons anymore, because my memories of that time have all the depth of a photograph. It seems foolish to play games of better and worse. It’s simply a matter of is and is no longer.”