alain de botton, from essays on love
“…in resolving our need to love, we do not always succeed in resolving our need to long… The possibility of an alternative love story is a reminder that the life we are leading is only one of a myriad of possible lives and it is the impossibility of leading them all that plunges us into sadness…”
november 6, 2010:
why is Russian water a she, and why does she become a he once you have dipped a tea bag into her?
(cluck on me)
he said: isn’t all the romance and poetry the bullshit we make up to get to the sex?
she thought: isn’t it the lust and sex that creates all the romance and poetry?