"I need more kindness than I deserve."
Louise Bourgeois (1911 - 2010) and Tracey Emin
A Sparrow’s Heart, no. 3 of 16
from the series, “Do Not Abandon Me”, 2009-2010
“Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.”
"The Western arrogance of feeling that it has everything to teach others and nothing to learn from them is not just."
The Ragged, Jagged End
She was furious - hair wild, tears falling down her face. She looked at him not looking her and half-yelled, “Jesus, it’s almost as if you were waiting for me to end it.”
He stared off into the yard, arms crossed at his chest. When she had finished, he turned back to her, but said nothing. He pleaded with her in his mind, telling her how much he loved her, how things would be different - but nothing came out.
Her eyes changed then. The fury left them, leaving behind a cold emptiness.
"Oh my god," she said, flatly. "You were waiting for me to end it."