" And I am jealous
of your tattoos and how long
they will stay with you
after I go. "
" He was the most beautiful man I’d ever seen, very quiet, very elegant. I loved all that. "
" I am afraid of getting older. I am afraid of getting married. Spare me from cooking three meals a day—spare me from the relentless cage of routine and rote. I want to be free… I want, I want to think, to be omniscient. "