I WATCHED YOU DISAPPEAR

December 26, 2012 / Post a Comment


"Claire: It's hard being left behind. I wait for Henry, not knowing where he is, wondering if he's okay. It's hard to be the one who stays.
I keep myself busy. Time goes faster that way. I go to sleep alone, and I wake up alone. I take walks. I work until I'm tired. I watch the wind play with the trash that's been under the snow all winter. Everything seems simple until you think about it.
Why is love intensified by absence?
Long ago, men went to sea, and woman waited for them, standing on the edge of the water, scanning the horizon for the tiny ship. Now I wait for Henry. He vanishes unwillingly, without warning. I wait for him. Each moment that I wait feels like a year, an eternity.
Each moment is as slow and transparent as glass.
Through each moment I can see infinite moments lined up, waiting.
Why has he gone where I cannot follow?"
The time traveler's wife, Audrey Niffenegger

Time will consume all things including itself

4 thoughts:

{ Christian } on: Saturday, 05 January, 2013 said...

time is a dictator.



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{ Sonja } on: Monday, 28 January, 2013 said...

Hey Linda! Jeg er gået forbi en bog i Tiger et par gange, hvor jeg så dit billede på forsiden. Jeg vil bare fortælle dig, at det er ret cool at kunne genkende dit billede. :-)
/ Sonja

{ Tori } on: Tuesday, 26 February, 2013 said...

The quote.

And you are beautiful!

{ deb } on: Thursday, 28 March, 2013 said...

wahou... speechless...

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