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These quotes from [u]The Sound and the Fury[/u] always remind me of my sister. Is there a quote that reminds you of a family member?

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“My father gave me a ruined boy
to compensate for the fact
that he does not love me.

The boy is fragile,
broken—broke
himself—broke everything.

I asked him why he did it.
He said because the world was unlivable.
He said it was unlovable,
but I think he meant himself.
I think he meant that
loneliness is sometimes painful.

I curl against him,
tuck my head beneath his chin
and listen to his heart.
It says stay and wait.
It says regret.
He knows what it is to want love,
a love so fierce you grow roots.
I hear his heart say please.

He went looking for angels
and found me instead,
girl of the sorrows,
sad but not sorry.
I waited for a sign,
a star to fall.

He reached for a knife and drew branches.”

― Brenna Yovanoff
Lostpoet · 31-35, M
[@816549,LilacSky]He reached for a knife and drew branches.”

Did her dad make her a boy doll? I really like this quote. I've never read anything of hers.
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I never really looked into it [@780464,Lostpoet]
Lostpoet · 31-35, M
[@816549,LilacSky] idk, it is a good quote and I hope your father really wasn't like that.
greenmountaingal · 70-79, F
Same book. "Dilsey. She endured."

Reminds,me of myself...on my good days. Like Dilsey, I believe my name is "writ in the Book of Life."
Lostpoet · 31-35, M
[@358142,greenmountaingal]
It's not when you realise that nothing can help you--religion, pride, anything--it's when you realise that you dont need any aid. (2.16)
That's a nice quote, friend.



My mom!
Lostpoet · 31-35, M
[@372543,Vivaci] Nice!!!
[@780464,Lostpoet] Thank you. Good post BTW. 👍️

 
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