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First published October 4, 2014
“Everything done in darkness will eventually be brought into the light.”
“The thing about your past… it never stays there. We just think it does until the time comes for it to reveal itself in all its gory shame. And there’s nothing, absolutely nothing a person can do, but watch”
Gaining her trust was the only way to gain her knowledge.
Falling for her hadn’t ever been part of that plan, but I imagined it would be too late. I was caught in the spell of her.
“If I could take that hurt from you and carry it for the rest of my life, I would. I know that’s not how life works, but know I’d do it in an instant. If I could take all that guilt and shame? There would be no hesitation, but because I can’t, at least let me hold your hand while you walk through it.”
Favorite Quote: And... officially called out. Words jumbled in my head - big words, great explanations, excuses mostly, but what came out was, "You're beautiful."
"The broken pieces are the prettiest ones, Lisa. The demons the proudest scars."
Unfortunately, the thing about running, the thing about trying to start over- eventually that hope is dashed by your past coming up to greet you like the fires of hell.
Hearts don't make sounds when they break, but there's pain- God, is there pain. One minute you're find and you're able to breathe, able to feel blood pump through your veins. And the next minute? You're unable to focus on anything but the tightness in your chest as the world falls from under your feet and takes your heart right along with it.
I loved what she made me feel. I loved that instead of being afraid of me, she fed the beast. She fed me more than my heroine addiction, more than coke, more than the girls, the fast cars.She filled me temporarily but I knew it would come to and end someday. She had a conscience, whereas I did not, and I'd have to change tactics with her.