“The only bad part about flying is having to come back down to the fuckin’ world.”
-Rat (from Streetwise)
“And of course I realized after it was all over, after I had cared at the wrong times”
“You don’t know the first thing about love, because you don’t understand compromise”
-Larry (from Closer)
“Beauty is one of the mainlines to make people feel something – it’s the sharpest tool in the box”
Collages by Beth Hoeckel
I just read a great post by Harris Sockel on Medium titled Fifteen Beginnings of an Essay I Will Never Write.
Here’s number 8:
Here are some things I’d like to ask my mother: If you had to compare yourself to a fruit, which would you compare yourself to, and why? How “thick” would you say your “skin” is? What did you hope I’d do that I have not done? How often do you Google me? What is the one thing you’ve never told anyone? What are you most afraid of? When you’re feeling sad, what really makes you feel better? Is this why you eat yogurt so much? Are there certain triggers that you know will make you depressed — like, certain smells or colors or flavors? How many analogies do you have for your illness? Can we set up time for me to ask you all of these things in a row? And for me to write down the answers?
Read the article here