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Depression & Other Magic Tricks

Sabrina Benaim

Top 10 Best Quotes

“i held hands with my sadness, sang it songs in the shower, fed it lunch, got it drunk & put it to bed early.”

“mom says where did anxiety come from? anxiety is the cousin visiting from out of town depression felt obliged to bring to the party. mom, i am the party. only, i am a party i don't want to be at.”

“insomnia has this romantic way of making the moon feel like perfect company.”

“my heart has developed a kind of amnesia, where it remembers everything but itself.”

“mom still doesn't understand. mom, can't you see? neither do i.”

“how do i teach my ears to hear songs without the ghosts of you inside of them?”

“i am sleepwalking on an ocean of happiness i cannot baptize myself in.”

“My heart is a messy bedroom I always distract myself from cleaning.”

“it's weird how a jacket can be more reliable than a father.”

“mom, i am lonely. i think i learnt it when dad left; how to turn the anger into lonely, the lonely into busy.”

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Book Keywords:

poetry, mental-health, insomnia, depression, heart, anxiety, romanticism

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