Would know. Pain does not go away easily.
" A girl can't read that sort of thing without her lipstick. "
I enjoy being different, don't you?
Staring at the ceiling in the dark
Same old empty feeling in your heart
‘Cause love comes slow and it goes so fast
Well you see her when you fall asleep
But never to touch and never to keep
By Nick Miller
(A book review, written in letter form to the author for sharing on the social web)
Dear Nick Miller,
I just laid your book to rest after reading it over the period of three weeks in the 34th summer of my life. I was inspired to write a review (that is…
|Her:||Do you like to gamble?|
|Him:||I only like to play Russian roulette, like, with a gun and real bullets. If I win, I appreciate life again. If I lose, no bills to pay.|
|Him:||How do you imagine "nothing"?|
|Her:||Like, the idea of “nothing”?|
|Him:||Yeah . . .|
|Her:||Just never-ending whiteness, I guess. You?|
|Him:||Really? Everyone always says, "Black." Just pure black space everywhere, you know? You’re the first person I've met who thinks "nothing" is white.|
There are good days. Days when your name is my favorite noun. Then there are the bad ones. I don’t sleep enough and I lose my appetite because I value your words and sometimes, they hurt.
would put me in perspective. Because that’s how much you value me. Someone like you.
The season of seaweed shaker fries and samurai burgers are on the McDonald charts again. It has been that long, hasn’t it?
Someone like you would buy two fish burgers to make a double fish burger and finish the balanced bun just to make sure the experience of eating a double fish burger isn’t impossible because it’s was a seasonal promotion and that I’ve missed the season. Someone like you.