you had me, but i never had you
It’s quite a selective group of people to be abandoned by a parent, and even less of us who only get to know them just before losing them all over again. I feel fortunate in knowing Lennon and I have a common tether in this respect. You’re always pulling back, John. You’re always pulling back.
hold your breathe. make a wish. count to three.
“I miss my sister. Every night at ten or so, she used to call me on the phone. And, when I asked her why, she’d tell me her body told her that she wanted to hear my voice. I miss my sister. The smell of her shampoo. The way she could always convince me to read her another book. When you love someone like I loved her, they’re a part of you. It’s like you’re...