Nancy Garden

Annie on My Mind

    Raquelhas quotedlast year
    “Don’t let ignorance win,” said Ms. Stevenson. “Let love.”
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    “I am the captain of my soul.”
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    gazing
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    burst out laughing.
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    houted, swiping at me with her sword.
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    stiff with embarrassment.
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    was more behind them
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    blame you for
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    till you hear from me.
    b6355022562has quoted4 months ago
    The girl looked as if she could have been a young colonial woman, and her song seemed sad, at least the feeling behind it did; I didn’t pay much attention to the words.
    b2293324019has quoted6 months ago
    Please. Don’t—don’t punish yourselves for people’s ignorant reactions to what we all are.”
    b2293324019has quoted6 months ago
    Even when I was little, I’d often felt as if I didn’t quite fit in with most of the people around me; I’d felt isolated in some way that I never understood.
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    Mr. Kenyon said life just didn’t seem right without a cat or two around.
    b2293324019has quoted6 months ago
    But after about two months of being terrified and miserable, I found out that if you keep away from everyone, they keep away from you.
    b2176436947has quoted8 months ago
    I was halfway home before I realized I hadn’t done any thinking about my solar-house project at all.
    Raquelhas quotedlast year
    What matters is the truth of loving, of two people finding each other
    Raquelhas quotedlast year
    “There’s no need for us to pretend to be other people any more, ever again, is there, Liza?” Annie said softly.

    My eyes stung suddenly, and Annie touched the bottom lids with her finger, asking, “Why tears?”

    I kissed her finger. “Because I’m happy,” I said. “Because your saying that right now makes me happier than almost anything else could. No—there’s no need to pretend.”

    “As long as we remember that,” Annie said, “I think we’ll be okay.”
    Raquelhas quotedlast year
    oh, Liza, I don’t want to hide the—the best part of my life, of myself.”
    Raquelhas quotedlast year
    Often we had to stop and just hold each other—too much beauty can be hard to bear.
    Raquelhas quotedlast year
    The important part is the wonder of the closeness and the unbearable ultimate realization that we are two people, not one—and also the wonder of that: that even though we are two people, we can be almost like one, and at the same time delight in each other’s uniqueness.

    … We can be almost like one …
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