“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even to an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements; lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness.
Having a hard day today, and I sincerely wish I could write poetry, because the way I'm feeling, that would have been perfect. Instead, I just wrote about what I'm going through.... Bird