Quotes from "Why We Broke Up"
P.S. I'm one of those blessed people who underline/highlight/write in books, which is how I'm able to bring you these wonderful quotes in the first place. Sorry about it.
The thing with your heart's desire is that your heart doesn't even know what it desires until it turns up.
...let's go together toward something extraordinary and I started making plans, thinking we would get that far.
My ears ached from how loud they loved you.
The phone rings---it's another day, or the same day, who can tell, the girl thinks with her coffee, when the whole world has changed? She gets coffee again, the cars go by, reflected in the window. The world, she thinks, has changed.
HOPE, what a laugh.
We snuggle up and drank more water, feeling like it had extra oxygen, like we were mineralized and filtered too. Pure, even. And I stretched up to find your ear and whisper it just as you murmured it to me, like we too had practiced together, like we were a combo apart from the frantic of the world, a dotted line sneaking away from the clutch of the school and pressure, just loose and steady beating together in a place nobody else could ever find. I love you, of course is what we said.
I had such, you would not believe the such a feeling I had. You couldn't film it, it couldn't be captured. It couldn't happen almost, but there it was happening anyway.