"We are taught never to shed tears. For to shed tears means that the body has been defeated by emotion. And, to us, that simple act of crying proves, without question, that the existence of emotion is nothing but a burden."
I outlived all the men who raised me. I stayed young while they faded, and died from bullets and disease, or old age. You forget so much. You forget them. Friends.Family.You put aside what can’t be changed, like death. Until something small and unexpected catches you.