0346hrs: Dear Heart,
Thank you for containing the word “hear”. It’s like you come with instructions. x
This is why I'm in love with you.
I’m in love with you because you’re lovable. If you were to be put in a line-up of people and someone asked me, “Who would you love the most?”, I would pick you. You know why? You have kind eyes. You have eyes that make everyone else’s look dark and scary, including mine. How does one even get kind eyes? How do I convey warmth and vulnerability all in one glance? I guess I’ll just leave to that...
By Your Side - Sade You think I’d leave...
“I would pick you up at the airport at 7 AM, not even the airport that’s closest to me — the one you have to take 1-95 to get to. I’d go there even if there wasn’t a McDonald’s on the way to get some hash browns and McMuffins. I would settle for gas station breakfast on the way because that’s how much you mean to me.” (:
A few ways to say "I love you"
Say it aloud to no one in particular for practice, just to see how it feels. Let its syllables play on your tongue until you think you have it just right; memorize the inflection and the tone and the pitch of your three-word speech. Compare it to the noise you eventually hear when you announce it to something other than an empty room. Someday you will know how strange, how frightening the words...
Losing a best friend.
When it happens, you won’t want to believe it. You’ll take their word for it when they say they’re busy, swamped at work, “just doing me.” You’ll make excuses for them, put your ringer on extra loud in case they call. But you’ll still feel the change, and because you can’t rationalize it, you’ll try to ignore it. It’s a specific kind of loneliness that hits you like a wave of nausea. When the...