Was he really sorry? Or was he just saying these things to make himself feel better? Then I thought maybe I just wanted him to be more than the sum of his parts. But as I looked into his eyes.. those dazzling eyes.. For the first time, I was pretty sure that Bryce Loski was less.
‘A painting is more than the sum of its parts’, he would tell me, and then go on to explain how the cow by itself is just a cow, and the meadow by itself is just grass and flowers, and the sun peeking through the trees is just a beam of light, but put them all together and you’ve got magic.