Category Archives: longing

The useless days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels and dead people‚Äôs diaries and wondering about sex and … Continue reading

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I have travelled through madness to find me. ~Danny Alexander

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Whatever it is you’re seeking won’t come in the form you’re expecting. ~Haruki Murakami

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I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked. One fig was a husband and a … Continue reading

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If you limit your choice only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise. ~Robert Fritz

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Life has a gap in it. It just does. You don’t go crazy trying to fill it like some lunatic. ~Geraldine, “Take this Waltz”

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And what about those… longings which marriage stifles? These longings to hit the open road from time to time, to discover whether you could still live alone inside your own head, whether you could manage to survive in a cabin … Continue reading

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