703 – “Is love this misguided need to have you beside me most of the time? Is love this safety I feel in our silences? Is it this belonging, this completeness?”

–Kainene in a letter to Richard Churchill in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun


551 – “I never knew holding someone’s hand could feel so inviting, so familiar, and so new at the same time. Holding your hand, I celebrate it, I mark it on calendars.”

–Anita Krizzan