‘‘it is sad, of course, to forget. but it is a lonely thing, to be forgotten. to remember when no one else does.’’

    • the invisible life of addie larue; v. e. schwab

‘‘back when we were still changing for the better, wanting was enough, for me it was enough to live for the hope of it all’’

    • august; taylor swift

‘‘mother looking at me, tell me, what do you see? yes, i've lost my mind; daddy looking at me, will i ever be free? have i crossed the line?’’

    • all the things she said; tatu

‘‘my heart broke. i moved out of home and into the city and i made new friends and started to realize that no-one is just good or bad, that everyone is both. i started to discover in a profound, scary, blood-aching way who i was when i was alone, what i did when i did things only for myself.’’

    • a note from the desk of a newborn adult; lorde

‘‘if you're happy in a dream, does that count?’’

    • the god of small things; arundhati roy

‘‘어긋나는 건 너무 아픈 것, 겪지 않으면 알 수가 없는거야 (being off is such a painful thing, it’s something you don’t know unless you experience it)’’

    • uhgood; rm

‘‘but even so, every now and then i would feel a violent stab of loneliness. the very water i drink, the very air i breathe, would feel like long, sharp needles. the pages of a book in my hands would take on the threatening metallic gleam of razor blades. i could hear the roots of loneliness creeping through me when the world was hushed at four o'clock in the morning.’’

    • the wind-up bird chronicle; haruki murakami

‘‘do mi ti, why not me? why not me?’’

    • washing machine heart; mitski

‘‘난 네 뒷모습을 좋아하는 것 같아, 마주할 마음 없이 바라볼 수 있으니 (i think i like the sight of your back, so i can look at you without expecting you to look at me)’’

    • heavy heart; rio

‘‘i had learned to hide what i felt. no, that's not true. there was no learning involved. i had been born knowing how to hide what i felt.’’

    • aristotle and dante discover the secrets of the universe; benjamin alire sáenz

‘‘난 태어나버렸다는 게 두려워, 죽음은 너무 아파 현실은 너무 막막하고; 나의 의미는 어디에, 나의 마음은 어디에? 이 넓은 우주에 끝없이 표류해 (the fact that i was born is frightening, death hurts too badly and the reality is so hopeless; where is my meaning? where is my heart/mind? in this vast universe, i wander endlessly)’’

    • adrift; rm

‘‘i hope you feel what i felt when you shattered my soul’’

    • i love you so; the walters

‘‘time won't fly, it's like i'm paralyzed by it, i'd like to be my old self again but i'm still tryin' to find it; after plaid shirt days and nights when you made me your own, now you mail back my things and i walk home alone’’

    • all too well; taylor swift
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