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The Realm of Possibility The Realm of Possibility by David Levithan
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“Remember that at any given moment there are a thousand things you can love.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“I never felt the urge to jump off a bridge, but there are times I have wanted to jump out of my life, out of my skin.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“Here’s what I know about the realm of possibility— it is always expanding, it is never what you think it is. Everything around us was once deemed impossible. From the airplane overhead to the phones in our pockets to the choir girl putting her arm around the metalhead. As hard as it is for us to see sometimes, we all exist within the realm of possibility. Most of the limits are of our own world’s devising. And yet, every day we each do so many things that were once impossible to us. ”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“Getting what you want is just as difficult as not getting what you want. Because then you have to figure out what to do with it instead of figuring out what to do without it. ”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“I have no idea how he knows when I need him. We can go weeks without speaking, and then, when my blue moods threaten to turn black, he will show up and tell me my moods are
azure
indigo
cerulean
cobalt
periwinkle
and suddenly the blue will not seem so dark, more like the color of a noon-bright sky.
He brings the sun.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“Being a bitch is easy. It's finding the alternative that's hard.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“A year. A thousand kisses. And now a thousand one, a thousand two. There are so many other place we could have ended up, but I have to believe
none of them would have felt this right. "All I want is you" is not entirely true. I want so much more, and with you I think I can get it.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“I'm not good at relationships
I always manage to find the flaws
sometimes in others
but mostly my own.
I foretell the ending
then go and create the cause
save myself
and end up alone”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“Moments into minutes. Minutes into hours. Hours into days. Days into years. Years into possibility. This will linger.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“We are so used to releasing words, we don't know what to do with them if they stay. No matter how many times we let them go, they come back. The words that matter always stay.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“I can't pretend to know what love is. It just is.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“The word I think of is precarious. I am struck by how precarious it all is. How the things that hold us are only as strong as the faith we have in them.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“You think you know your possibilities.
Then other people come into your life
and suddenly there are so many more.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“Because it is senior year I have begun to see things as potential absences. The things I love will become the things I'll miss.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“And maybe it is only by finding yourself that you can feel the true intensity of becoming close to another person.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“there was a time before you
but I can't remember it now
a time before your beauty and I
were formally introduced
I'm sure I lived without you
but I don't remember how
can't imagine living without
these feelings you've produced

just one glance
and my life was redrawn
just one word
and my vocabulary changed
I asked the time
and you said 'what's the hurry?'
you asked my name
and I almost forgot”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“this might be the happy ending without the ending”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“I measure the moment
in the heartbeats I skip”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“Maybe there is hope in the fragments, that what is lost can always be filled in by someone who knows.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“Once time is lit, it will burn whether or not you're breathing it in. Even after smoke becomes air, there is the memory of smoke. I am seeing as if by the light of a match, a glimpse of my life and having it feel right.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“You are happy even if you are afraid to admit it.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“It is not desire.
Instead it is something deeper. I don't want to be with him
constantly and forever. I want to be with him for the moment,
and I want the moments to go on forever.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“Every time you love someone, you put not just
your faith in them, but your faith in everything
to the test.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“I know
the odds are all against me
and I know
you might not feel this way too
but I know
I would rather die trying
to know
if I could mean something to you”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“why won't they
leave me
alone?
don't they
realize I
have a
tinder heart
and a
paper body
and that
any spark
will turn me
straight to ash?”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“I want this world
small enough for the two of us
I want you to think of me
that way
I want this world
to crash us into marvelous
I want you to kiss me
and say:”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“I have taken advantage of other people's weaknesses in order to cover my own.”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“What I learned

The well-documented difference
Between alone and lonely
The comfort of knowing”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“seven wonders of the world
and I have to ask for an eighth
fill a bottle with some prayers
and spend them on hope
create an easy route
just so I can complicate
send my heart down that
slippery slope”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility
“There is no word for our kind of friendship. Two people who don't
see each other a lot, but can make each other effortlessly happy”
David Levithan, The Realm of Possibility

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