Love is the only force that allows us to hold one another close beyond the grave. That is why knowing how to love each other is also a way of knowing how to die.
—bell hooks, All About Love
yes!!!! happy tears, ones that come from being able to imagine a better future for the first time in many years and being too overwhelmed for words.
Because thanks to the bitter irony of old age, he has begun to transform into the Nobody, the name he had once cleverly used when introducing himself to the Cyclops.