|"We tell ourselves stories in order to live.."|
It was only later that I discovered that she was also the voice of my generation. I plowed through her other books, biographies and documentaries and found a blueprint on how to take the spirit of our youth and apply it to our own last chapters.
Hers is now written.
"We are imperfect mortal beings, aware of that mortality even as we push it away, failed by our very complication, so wired that when we mourn our losses we also mourn, for better or for worse, ourselves. As we were. As we are no longer. As we will one day not be at all.”
The Year of Magical Thinking