Sunday, April 3, 2011

How the Dead Dream

Part of the growing estrangement from family, in the end, was a simple product of freedom. It was the American way to pick and choose from a range of possibilities, not to be bound and obligated. Cut loose from a certain idea of duty, it turned out, individuals did no great deeds but only

d r i f t e d

a p a r t

- Lydia Millet

1 comment:

  1. We will not drift apart....We may have the range of possibilities, but in the end, family will prevail. I believe this with all my heart. I have too. Because no matter what career, economic gain or fame that we may is meaningless if there is no one to share this with. We may take a couple more years to get it together, but we will...Promise. As the matriarch of the family, I will demand that it happen!!!!