"My uncle said he was fine with me writing a biography of him, but in an email, he wrote, “Any biography of me would be fiction. Even if I were to write it myself! I don't know me that well!'”
"Crazy Ex-Girlfriend protagonist Rebecca acknowledges the unhealthy nature of her actions while blatantly excusing said actions time and time again. She knows better, and she doesn’t."
Lucas had, metaphorically speaking, taken a crayon to the Star Warsnegatives and scribbled all over them.
"I jump the fence at the park, / following echoes to twist and fall back / down, down, to sink beneath the waves, the sand, the snow closing over / eyes that don’t see, that aren’t here,"
"maybe because she was raised poor, / maybe because for the first decade of her life / mao ripped away her / expression, her roses, identity– / brainwashed, is the word she uses now, but // my mother keeps everything"
"I spoke to many people. Mostly I spoke to men who sat in large chairs, peering at me over manila folders; the space between us felt like lifespans."
"If I were in the stands, I would see the smoke rising from the barrel of the gun, well before we will hear it go off from the starting blocks. The speed of light travels close to three hundred million meters per second faster than the speed of sound. Silence is what we’re left with."