“…what was becoming clear to me was the extent to which humans, in their wish to escape loneliness, made maneuvers that were very complex and hard to fathom…” - Klara and the Sun; pg. 114
“Yes, you’ve entered my bloodstream, the room, the whole springtime is filled with you…”
— Rainer Maria Rilke, from Selected Poems
It is awful to want to go away and to want to go nowhere.
∆ Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath