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physical absence Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about physical absence
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“An absence is not a presence, but still with each new depiction of a thistle, a shiver worked deeper and deeper into my spine.”
Jeff VanderMeer
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Annihilation
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Biologist
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“When one is abandoned, one is left alone. This can happen through physical absence as well as physical presence. In fact to be abandoned by someone who is physically present is much more crazymaking. ”
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“In my palm I can feel the echo of her pulse, standing in for the absence of mine.”
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“When someone is in your heart, they’re never truly gone. They can come back to you, even at unlikely times.”
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“It was false hope, and I didn’t want any part of it.”

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