... and i'm so sad
like a good book, I can't put this
Tori Amos

It was not at all about expectations,
as it was never supposed to be perfect.

She was just out of reach,
always more there, than here.

He was equal parts obsessed and disinterested,
consistently moody and unpredictable.

The fact that it did not work out was unsurprising.

Both were left with surplus reading material
and the papercuts to prove it.