How was your date with Archie?
I love it when he says “nothing happened” and plays a little smile, just looking at the table and avoiding everyone’s gaze.
Why are you SO sure? Oh wait, you’re not sure at all, it’s just that you’d wish that nothing has happened between those two.
There must have been moments even that afternoon when Daisy tumbled short of his dreams—not through her own fault, but because of the colossal vitality of his illusion. It had gone beyond her, beyond everything. He had thrown himself into it with a creative passion, adding to it all the time, decking it out with every bright feather that drifted his way. No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart.
i am very proud of you for waking up today. you are very brave. existing can be hard sometimes and that is okay. i am proud of you even if all you did today was exist. i am proud of you for existing.