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For most people, realizing how much loneliness there is in the world comes together with a sudden sadness, and then all sorts of bizarre feelings follow. For most, these are easily forgotten. But for those who have fallen prey to its deadly embrace, and fear it, it might be a comfort to know that they’re not alone in their loneliness. Yet they return to an empty house, enter the bathroom to meet a pair of sad grey eyes and look into them endlessly, without caring about time because there’s no one to share it with. They just stare and get lost in a far away nowhere.
You never notice the water until the well is dry.
You are the girl I’ll never meet. I definitely won’t ask to buy you a drink some slow Friday night at the bar, when you’re sitting in the corner all alone wearing your black bandage skirt with green snakeskin boots. And you won’t laugh, thank me and decline, and tell me you’re just here because a friend is out to get wasted and you’re her designated driver. We definitely won’t have a light conversation about your friend, and how she was recently dumped by some Italian boy who loved his shiny white motorcycle more than he ever loved her and its stupid and how you enjoy your elbow room.