Loneliness That Strong

At times I was so lonely I was amazed I didn’t just expire right there on the spot, as if loneliness that strong were a divine thunderbolt that could strike me down at any moment, whether I was in bed, at a crowded dinner table, or at an empty roadside stop.

–Lucy Grealy, Autobiography of a Face

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One Comment on “Loneliness That Strong”

  1. endment Says:

    How very real — the words touch something deep inside me.