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"Not really sure anymore if I can keep my sanity intact with all these stories of gore, schizophrenia, plain sarcasm and dirty realism." Jun 13, 2017 04:08AM

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" I know this is the perfect season and all that but I need a clear weekend. Maybe tomorrow or next week? "
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The moment I remembered in this book was ---
"I missed you. I missed you terribly."
"You disarm me. I don't know what to say."
[Michael held Iris and then poof! Lalab escapade~]

Sometimes, these passionate encounters awaken my consciousness as a reader
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One is broken and one is lost but found himself after a lonely moment.
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Nihilism at its finest.
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“We are all dying one by one. We all smell of mortality, and we can't wash it off.”
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You must tell a story of your
hard times
And laugh twice.”
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Alain de Botton
“See how small your are next to the mountains. Accept what is bigger that you and what you do not understand. The world may appear illogical to you, but it does not follow that it is illogical per se. Our life is not the measure of all things: consider sublime places a reminder of human insignificance and frailty.”
Alain de Botton, The Art of Travel

Raymond Carver
“Something’s died in me,” she goes. “It took a long time for it to do it, but it’s dead. You’ve killed something, just like you’d took an axe to it. Everything is dirt now.”
Raymond Carver, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

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