It's snowing today.

Tahereh Mafi

Tahereh Mafi

Profession: Author
Nationality: Iranian

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I promise myself then, in that moment, that I will hold him forever, just like this, until all the pain and torture and suffering is gone, until he's given a chance to live the kind of life where no one can wound him this deeply ever again.

If time stands still nothing can go wrong.

I didn't know much about the world, but there was something about you I was immediately drawn to. It's like I just wanted to be near you, like you had this- this goodness I never found in my life.

The soldiers stomp stomp stomp through the rain, crushing leaves and fallen snow under their feet. Their hands are wrapped in gloves wrapped around guns that could put a bullet through a million possibilities.

I'm so scared that if I move even an inch, my body will snap in half and everyone will see that my insides are made up of nothing but all the tears I'm swallowing back right now.

Alice jumped from flagstone to flagstone, her face caught in the rainlight glow, her hand grasping for a touch of gold. The towns excitement was contagious, and the air was so thick with promise Alice could almost bite into it.

I can well imagine the extent of his relationship with my father,' Warner says, shaking his head. 'And that he has managed to survive it at all, and with more humanity than I did?' A pause. 'No,' he says. 'I cannot hate him. And I would be lying if I said I didn't admire him.

His smile is a vat of acid seeping into my skin.

But watching her talk to someone else made me crazy. I was jealous. Ridiculous. I wanted her to know me; I wanted her to talk to me. And I felt it then: this strange, inexplicable sense that she might be the only person in the world I could really care about.

I wish I could put his words in my pocket just to touch them once in a while and remind myself that they exist.

I don't have the time, the energy, or the interest to deal with your problems.

I mean , I've always known I had a great face. But now I know, like, for sure that I've got a great face. And it's just so validating.

Because somehow, even with the encumbrance of such an unfortunate and isolating occupation, she walked through darkness with elegance, navigating the corridors of life and death with a confidence he'd always secretly longed for.

He leaves less than a foot of space between us and I'm 10 inches away from spontaneous combustion.