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"You say: I dated her a while back.

You don’t say: Sometimes, when I’m holding you, I imagine the smell of her vanilla perfume.

You say: She was younger than me.

You don’t say: The sixteen summers in her bones warmed the eighteen winters my skin had weathered.

You say: It’s nothing now.

You don’t say: But it was everything then.”

Auriel H., Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid

   Charlotte Eriksson, Empty Roads & Broken Bottles; in search for The Great Perhaps

You’re in love with him, and he’s in love with you, and it’s like a tragedy, because you look at him and see the stars, and he looks at you and sees the sun. And you both think the other is just looking at the ground.