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all by myself

I’m alone. I’m in New York. I’m here to write papers and stories and watch movies and make a short film with a group of students. I’m sort of at a loss right now as all of this is stuff … Continue reading

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Looking for Company

Everybody lives and dies and is born alone, but that doesn’t make it a warm and comforting thought. I work walled off from the rest of the world with the words and needs of others being poured into my head … Continue reading

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The Universe is Laughing at You, and So Am I.

There are these moments when you look at who you are and what you want and you wonder how you got to where you are today. The simplest thing can put your world into perspective. I’m not usually a fan … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

That’s the trouble with children, they always abandon you,’ she said weepily. ‘You give them everything and then they grow up and leave you with only your memories of the past and your fears for the future. You never realize … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

But the more I get out, the more I see that there are people alone. The thing is, though, they don’t seem to be normal. They all have some sort of problem. I seem like the only normal person who’s … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone. —Octavio Paz/The Labyrinth of Solitude

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always alone

I become more and more uncomfortable in groups lately. Is it the school and the studying and the time alone? Or am I just maturing into an agoraphobic loser. Ah the options are so endless.

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Just a Thought

she gives herself to him but he’s still on the outside she’s alone in this world she’s nobody’s girl —Larry John McNally/Nobody’s Girl

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Just a Thought

I never said, I want to be alone. I only said, I want to be left alone. There is all the difference. —Great Garbo

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Just a Thought

I rode my bicycle past your window last night I roller-skated to your door at daylight It almost seems that you’re avoiding me I’m OK alone, but you got something I need I’ve got a brand new pair of roller-skates … Continue reading

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