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ornatelyplain

ornatelyplain

Joined June 2018

Paper book purist.
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Milk and Honey | Rupi Kaur

what terrifies me most is how we
foam at the mouth with envy
when others succeed
but sigh in relief
when they are failing

our struggle to
celebrate each other is
what‘s proven most difficult
in being human

Trashcanman How true, very beautiful. Thank you for sharing. 2mo
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She is still crying. Wolfheart as well. But they do what they can. They construct words of forgiveness from the ruins of fighting words.

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Daisy Jones & The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid
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“All I will say is that you show up for your friends on their hardest days. And you hold their hand through the roughest parts. Life is about who is holding your hand and, I think, whose hand you commit to holding.”

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Dark at the Crossing | Elliot Ackerman
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“Why did your game upset him?” asked Daphne while she and Haris watched the two head toward the elevator.
“I wouldn‘t let him cheat,” said Haris.
“You wouldn‘t let him cheat, or you wouldn‘t let him win?”
“Letting him win is cheating.”

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But just as the last of the attendees was disappearing through the doors, a taxi pulled to the curb, the door flung open, and a woman in red dashed up the stairs with the hem of her dress in her hands.
Leaning forward, Nina cupped her palms against the glass and squinted.
“If only I were there and she were here,” she sighed.
And there, thought the Count, was a suitable plaint for all mankind.