"Love isn’t soft, like those poets say. Love has teeth which bite and the wounds never close."
"And then her heart changed, or at least she understood it; and the winter passed, and the sun shone upon her."
"So, I try to say goodbye, my friend. I’d like to leave you with something warm. But, never have I been a blue calm sea. I have always been a storm. Always been a storm. Oh, always been a storm. I have always been a storm.
We were frail. She said, “Every night he will break your heart.” I should’ve known from the first, I’d be the broken-hearted. I loved you from the start. Save us. And, not all the prayers in the world could save us."
"Angry, and half in love with you, and tremendously sorry, I turned away."
"The female doesn’t want a rich man or a handsome man or even a poet, she wants a man who understands her eyes if she gets sad, and points to his chest and say : “Here is your home country.”"
"He had a tendency
To only have feelings for her when he was lonely.
She had a tendency
To love him more than he deserved."