When someone is crying, of course, the noble thing to do is to comfort them. But if someone is trying to hide their tears, it may also be noble to pretend you do not notice them.   Lemony Snicket

Once

For once in my life, I actually want something. I wanted you to tell me I was the moon to your ocean. I wanted you wrap your arms around me. I wanted you to say I was the push to your pull. I wanted you to wink at me in the odd way you do. […]

Between two worlds life hovers like a star, ’Twixt night and morn, upon the horizon’s verge. How little do we know that which we are! How less what we may be! —Lord Byron, Don Juan