" Don’t be scared, honey, my mother said. It’s okay to feel the hurt. How else would you know to lift your hand when you touch something hot?
I usually wait to see the smoke. "
— Fortesa Latifi
Tonight was weird and kinda sad but also really fun and unexpected and overall so good. Go to sleep, Kathy. You have work in the morning.
" When I turn around, she cups my face in her hands and she kisses me so deeply that I don’t know who is breathing for who, but her mouth and tongue taste like warm honey. I don’t know how long it lasts, but when I let go of her, I miss it already. "
— On the Jellicoe Road