They never say to you, ‘What does his voice sound like? What games does he love best? Does he collect butterflies?’ Instead, they demand, ‘How old is he? How many brothers has he? How much money does his father make?’ Only from these figures do they think they have learned anything about him.
Dreamcatcher by Dilkabear
Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman.
—John Berger (via fleurishes)