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Just a Thought

I sometimes wonder if that is at the root of his distaste for me: He’s let me see his shortcomings, and he hates me for knowing them. —Gillian Flynn/Gone Girl

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Just a Thought

Adult stories never made sense, and they were slow to start. They made me feel like there were secrets, Masonic, mythic secrets to adulthood. Why didn’t adults want to read about Narnia, about secrets islands and smugglers and dangerous fairies? … Continue reading

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Tiny Drawer

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Just a Thought

“Certain secrets can’t be left behind.” “Why not?” Kumi let go of his hand and looked at him right in the face. “There’s something about those secrets that only the deceased person can rightly understand. Something that can’t be explained, … Continue reading

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The Unusuals

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Secrets, More than a Few

I can’t say with any certainty that all the Post Secret books have come out on my birthday, because my memory is like swiss cheese. A fine delicious swiss cheese mind you, but swiss cheese nonetheless. I do know that … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

Always there remain portions of our heart into which no one is able to enter, invite them as we may. —Mary Dixon Thayer

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Just a Thought

What haunts are not the dead, but the gaps left within us by the secrets of others. —Nicholas Abraham and Maria Torok/The Shell and The Kernel

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Just disappointing…

You fall in love because someone is sweet and silent and you think full of mystery. You pursue a love because of their possible secrets. What if you find them out? What if those secrets are not something you can … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

…the keeping of secrets from adults is oft the only power a child may hope to possess. —Jacqueline Carey/Kushiel’s Dart

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