And I am more than this frame,
I feel hurt and I feel shame
I just wish you would feel the same
And I am more than these bones
I feel love, I feel alone
I just wish you would come home
Amy is someone who n e e d s t o s e e that she’s loved.
So I show her love. Because I do love her. Just not t h a t way.
Simon, Rick + parallels
"And then there’s you…"A non!PDS au set in 2009 where a grieving and suicidal Kieren Walker meets Simon Monroe - an Irish drug-addict seeking rehabilitation. Stilted conversations, mixed messages, unhealthy co-dependency and soppiness ensue.
That feeling is like what being born must be like. Except you’ve got context. Because, honestly, dead, everything up until then was fear. Everything. Even when I was alive. Just different levels of fear. And then it’s gone. And you’re like, “Yeah, come on, give it to me! Fill me up!” And do you know what, Gary? This hunger, this appetite, I could not wait to get started.