A bit for someone here.
A bit there.
And sometimes they don’t add up to anything whole.
But you are so busy dancing.
You don’t have time to notice.
Or are afraid to notice.
And then one day you have to look.
And it’s true.
All of your pieces fill up other people’s holes.
But they don’t fill
Adoration of Jenna Fox
I wanted to say sorry, I wanted to tell her I could not forget the roundup, the camp, Michel’s death, and the direct train to Auschwitz that had taken her parents away forever. Sorry for what? he had retaliated, why should I, an American, feel sorry, hadn’t my fellow countrymen freed France in June 1944? I had nothing to be sorry for, he laughed.
I had looked at him straight in the eyes.
“Sorry for not knowing. Sorry for being forty-five years old and not knowing.”
p.192 (Sarah’s Key)
I read this book a few months ago and this always stuck with me. If you want a good read, read this book.
You never know what you have until … you clean your room.
A couple months ago this happened to me and it hit me hard. It wasn’t til recently that I got over it, or mostly over it. I realized that I’d tried everything I could to try to keep our friendship and that was it. I was the only one trying. I think me and her will be friends, but recent events…
I agree with you. I miss her too.
…and now you know
Teacher: Oh look, there is a raven mentioned. This must symbolize death and her desire to fly away from her life, which is foreshadowing her later leaving the village!
Author: actually lol i just like birds
haha think of shakesphere and catcher in the rye too