I don’t know where or when I learned that I needed to curb any narcissistic tendency I might feel, even in grieving, but I most certainly caught on quick.
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A Place in the Sun (1951), directed by George Stevens.
from MOURNING DIARY
(October 26, 1977-September 15, 1979)
Who knows? Maybe something valuable in these notes?
Not directly in solitude, empirically, etc.; I seem to have a kind of ease, of control that makes people think I’m suffering less than they would have imagined. But it comes over me when our love for each other is torn apart once again. The most painful point at the most abstract moment… Continue reading
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