For A Long Time You Gather Your Pieces

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Everyone has that moment I think,

the moment when something so momentous happens that it rips your very being into small pieces.

And then you have to stop.

For a long time, you gather your pieces.

And it takes such a very long time,

not to fit them back together,

but to assemble them in a new way, not necessarily a better way.

More, a way you can live with until you know for certain

that this piece should go there, and that one there.

— Kathleen Glasgow, Girl in Pieces
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