Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Words

"My heart broke, but it beat."

The crucial difference between depression and grief, according to Kay Redfield Jamison and lifted from her new memoir, Nothing Was The Same; the story of her life with and without her late husband. (A review is featured in the October 2009 issue of O The Oprah Magazine.

I've always been amazed how words, in the hands of a master, can be hauntingly beautiful or unbelievably hilarious or desperately cruel. For some reason today, those six words have stayed with me all day. Six little words that capture so much emotion.

Oddly appropriate that, by pure coincidence, my 100th post is about words.

1 comment:

Trix in the City said...

I like that... and it's so true.