[What Is The Past, After All, But A Vast Sheet Of Darkness In Which A Few Moments, Pricked Apparently At Random, Shine?]

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"Sorry," I said, realizing I was taking my frustrations out on her. "Im still getting over Soph," I said, referring to my old prep school friend. Sophie Price was the most beautiful girl youd ever met. Seriously. Take it from someone whos met Bar Refaeli in person. Soph was even more stunning. Especially since shed had a personality makeover. Id never regret anything as much as I would not making her fall in love with me. "You cant make anyone fall, Spence. Either they do or they dont." "I said that out loud?" "Duh and its been two years, Spencer. You seriously need to get over her. Shes with that Ian guy anyway, right?" "Right." "That hot South African guy named Ian," she concluded. "Thanks.""That hot saffy named Ian who gives his life to mutilated Ugandan orphans and worships the ground Sophie walks on."I stopped and glared at her. "Thatll do, Bridge." - Author: Fisher Amelie

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"Sometimes, very rarely, life endows you with a moment of sheer flawlessness when everything is just like it is supposed to be – the smell of the air, the softness of the light, the sound of birds perching in the treetops, and someones smiling eyes. You dont even try to make that moment last longer, you just exist inside its depths, while everything outside becomes invisible. Then something cracks almost inaudibly; a sunbeam starts to shine a little brighter, or a dust particle changes direction, and its over. You can feel the pulse of the outside world again. And you dont want to go back inside. You just feel grateful." - Author: Milena Veen

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"His hands dive into my hair and he tilts my head to the side. His tongue slips into my mouth and I taste the most delicious flavor in the world-Trick. Unbridled. Unreserved. Unfettered. All I can think of is how much I want him-want his skin against me, want his hands all over me, want his body inside me. I am ravenous and the only thing that can satisfy me is Trick." - Author: M. Leighton