Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick

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"Linda is my mother. I call her Linda because it annoys her. She says it 'de-moms' her. But she de-mommed herself when she rented an apartment in Manhattan and left me alone in South Jersey to fend for myself most weeks and increasingly more weekends. She says she needs to be in New York because of her fashion-designing career..." Draw, Poses, Leprechaun, Pretty, Women, Model, Resim, Ilustrasi, Giyim
"Linda is my mother. I call her Linda because it annoys her. She says it 'de-moms' her. But she de-mommed herself when she rented an apartment in Manhattan and left me alone in South Jersey to fend for myself most weeks and increasingly more weekends. She says she needs to be in New York because of her fashion-designing career..."
"It was a confusing day, and I felt like I was in some Bogart black-and-white picture where women are crazy and men pay hefty emotional fees  for getting involved with "the fairer sex," as Walt says." Films, Rita Hayworth, Actors & Actresses, The Big Sleep, Actors, Top 10 Films, Movie Stars, Old Hollywood, Raymond Chandler
"It was a confusing day, and I felt like I was in some Bogart black-and-white picture where women are crazy and men pay hefty emotional fees for getting involved with "the fairer sex," as Walt says."
"If you took away all his wrinkles and rogue white hair, he'd look like a seasoned George Clooney." Lady, Singer, George Clooney, George Clooney Hair, George, Favorite Celebrities, Handsome Men
"If you took away all his wrinkles and rogue white hair, he'd look like a seasoned George Clooney."
"My favorite song is the one your dad wrote called "Underwater Vatican," which you sing for me sometimes, because you miss your Dad." Ruins, Nature, Statue, Underwater, Under The Sea, Voyage, Ocean, Parks, Abandoned
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"My favorite song is the one your dad wrote called "Underwater Vatican," which you sing for me sometimes, because you miss your Dad."
"When we got off the train she made the Bacall cat face again and said, "it was nice having coffee with you. Maybe God will change your heart and we can continue are talk about Jesus. And then who knows?"
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"When we got off the train she made the Bacall cat face again and said, "it was nice having coffee with you. Maybe God will change your heart and we can continue are talk about Jesus. And then who knows?"
"Like me, you decide that life on crowded, premium dry land - where you have to elbow everyone out of the way just for a breath of fresh air - is not for you. And you would never live like a rodent in tube city, now would you?" Hamsters, Hamster Bin Cage, Pet Cage, Small Animal Cage, Small Pet Supplies, Hamster House, Hamster Habitat, Diy Hamster Toys, Hamster Stuff
"Like me, you decide that life on crowded, premium dry land - where you have to elbow everyone out of the way just for a breath of fresh air - is not for you. And you would never live like a rodent in tube city, now would you?"
"He flips open his Zippo with his thumb - making that scrappy clink noise - lights up a cigarette, takes a pull, and exhales his smoky words. "Sounds like the start of a beautiful friendship, Leonard, it really does.' 'Here's looking at you, kid.' He smiles in this really good, honest way - better than Bogie even." Paris, Classic Films, Angeles, Los Angeles, Classic Hollywood, Casablanca Movie, Casablanca Quotes, Classic Movies
"He flips open his Zippo with his thumb - making that scrappy clink noise - lights up a cigarette, takes a pull, and exhales his smoky words. "Sounds like the start of a beautiful friendship, Leonard, it really does.' 'Here's looking at you, kid.' He smiles in this really good, honest way - better than Bogie even."
"You ever feel like you're sending out a light but no one sees it?"
"You ever feel like you're sending out a light but no one sees it?"
"'I've put aside a few root beer lollipops for you, because I was getting low,' she says, and then smiles back at me. If only you could solve all of your problems with candy, I think, Mrs. Shanahan would be relevant. 'We'll talk eighth period, right? Promise you'll come back to see me. I always look forward to a visit from Leonard Peacock.'" Beer, Candy, Crafts, Beer Float, Root Beer Float, Suckers, Hard Candy, Craft Brewery, Bottle
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"'I've put aside a few root beer lollipops for you, because I was getting low,' she says, and then smiles back at me. If only you could solve all of your problems with candy, I think, Mrs. Shanahan would be relevant. 'We'll talk eighth period, right? Promise you'll come back to see me. I always look forward to a visit from Leonard Peacock.'"
"At one point you get the protagonist's view of the front seat - it's one of those old-style front seats that's like a bench with no space in between the driver and the passenger, or no center console, which makes me think this is a very old tract - maybe from the 1950s." People, Sandy And Danny, Danny Grease, Grease Aesthetic, Favorite Movies, Olivia Newton John, Movies And Tv Shows, Good Movies
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"At one point you get the protagonist's view of the front seat - it's one of those old-style front seats that's like a bench with no space in between the driver and the passenger, or no center console, which makes me think this is a very old tract - maybe from the 1950s."
"I remember the other kids at the party giving me strange looks - like, what the ---- kind of a present is a question mark on a piece of paper?" Tattoos, Animation, Tattoo, Give It To Me, Graffiti Text, Everything And Nothing, Thought Bubbles, Forgive Me, Marks
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"I remember the other kids at the party giving me strange looks - like, what the ---- kind of a present is a question mark on a piece of paper?"
"Primary target flicks on his computer and his face glows like an alien. Kill the alien, I think. Remember what he did to you." Lights, Glow, Collage, Laptop Screens, Computer, Light, Lighting, Alien, Laptop
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"Primary target flicks on his computer and his face glows like an alien. Kill the alien, I think. Remember what he did to you."
"I want to believe that happiness might at least be possible later on in life for people prone to sadness."
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"After watching Bogie win Bacall so many times in black-and-white Hollywood land, I felt a sort of inevitability. This would be the first girl I would kiss." Cary Grant, Marlene Dietrich, Famous Couples, Ingrid Bergman
"After watching Bogie win Bacall so many times in black-and-white Hollywood land, I felt a sort of inevitability. This would be the first girl I would kiss."
"Alone. Peerless. Trapped. Afraid."
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"We spend our days in the boats searching the tops of skyscrapers for anything interesting, entering apartments and offices and stores as amateur archaeologists. These are the Egyptian pyramids of our time - "our underwater Machu Picchu," you like to say." Peru, Machu Picchu, Picchu, Fotografie, Machu Picchu Peru, Machu, Fernweh, Machu Pichu, Turismo
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"We spend our days in the boats searching the tops of skyscrapers for anything interesting, entering apartments and offices and stores as amateur archaeologists. These are the Egyptian pyramids of our time - "our underwater Machu Picchu," you like to say."
"My storming out right at that very moment was like the emotional climax of an old-school Bogart film. In my mind, I could even hear the stringed instruments building to a dramatic crescendo." Acoustic, Mountain Music, In This Moment, Destruction, Dream, Music Instruments, Mountain, Au
"My storming out right at that very moment was like the emotional climax of an old-school Bogart film. In my mind, I could even hear the stringed instruments building to a dramatic crescendo."
"Sometimes when I stay after class to talk with Herr Silverman about life - while he's trying to put a positive spin on whatever depressing subject I've brought up - I'll pretend to have X-ray vision and stare at his clothed forearms, trying to end the mystery, but it never works because I, unfortunately, don't really have X-ray vision." Pink, Dressing, Accessories, Rayban Wayfarer, Jeremy Scott, Linda Farrow Sunglasses, Square Sunglass, Round Sunglasses, Jeremy
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"Sometimes when I stay after class to talk with Herr Silverman about life - while he's trying to put a positive spin on whatever depressing subject I've brought up - I'll pretend to have X-ray vision and stare at his clothed forearms, trying to end the mystery, but it never works because I, unfortunately, don't really have X-ray vision."
"Maybe once I'm gone, she'll float away to France like a shiny new silver little-kid birthday balloon." Instagram, Paris France, Red, High Resolution Wallpapers, Eiffel Tower Photography, Eiffel Tower, City, France National Day
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"Maybe once I'm gone, she'll float away to France like a shiny new silver little-kid birthday balloon."
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"I don't really listen to the class discussion, which is all about a painting that gets uglier and uglier as its subject ages and becomes more and more corrupt, but magically never ages himself at all. It sounds like an interesting book, and I probably would have read it if I weren't so obsessed with reading Hamlet over and over again." Portrait, Royal Shakespeare Company, Oscar, Shakespeare, Hamlet, Thespians
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"I don't really listen to the class discussion, which is all about a painting that gets uglier and uglier as its subject ages and becomes more and more corrupt, but magically never ages himself at all. It sounds like an interesting book, and I probably would have read it if I weren't so obsessed with reading Hamlet over and over again."
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"You also love spotting dolphins. There is a large school of them here. They've begun to mutate due to the nuclear fallout and are slightly larger than they used to be. You often ride on their backs and call them buses. "I'm going to catch a bus," you'll say to S and she'll clap and laugh as you hop onto one, holding the fin, being sprayed by the creature's breath." Grey, Whales, Pinterest, Fotos, Untitled, Cute Animals, Animals Beautiful, Whale
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"You also love spotting dolphins. There is a large school of them here. They've begun to mutate due to the nuclear fallout and are slightly larger than they used to be. You often ride on their backs and call them buses. "I'm going to catch a bus," you'll say to S and she'll clap and laugh as you hop onto one, holding the fin, being sprayed by the creature's breath."
"Dear First Lieutenant Leonard, Billy Penn is doing his best Jesus imitation. That's what you'll say today when you get here and report for duty." Outdoor, World, Rain, Photog, Dear, Celestial
"Dear First Lieutenant Leonard, Billy Penn is doing his best Jesus imitation. That's what you'll say today when you get here and report for duty."
“I have this signature really long dirty-blond hair that hangs over my eyes and past my shoulders. I’ve been growing it for years, ever since the government came after my dad and he fled the country.” Dave Grohl, Punk, Punk Rock, Jimi Hendrix, Foo Fighters, Nirvana Kurt Cobain, Kurt Cobain Photos, Kurt And Courtney, Donald Cobain
“I have this signature really long dirty-blond hair that hangs over my eyes and past my shoulders. I’ve been growing it for years, ever since the government came after my dad and he fled the country.”
"We look at each other in our Bogart hats and it's like we're communicating, even though we're completely silent. I'm trying to let him know what I'm about to do. I'm hoping he can save me, even though I realize he can't. His Bogie hat is gray with a black band and really looks like Sam Spade's. It was a lucky thrift store find. It really was. Like Walt was destined to have this very hat." York, Sherlock, John Huston, John Wayne, Wayne, Bogart And Bacall, Bogie And Bacall
"We look at each other in our Bogart hats and it's like we're communicating, even though we're completely silent. I'm trying to let him know what I'm about to do. I'm hoping he can save me, even though I realize he can't. His Bogie hat is gray with a black band and really looks like Sam Spade's. It was a lucky thrift store find. It really was. Like Walt was destined to have this very hat."
"Asher's eyes lit up. "Don't even tell me you got Green Day tickets. Did you?" I smiled and said, "Happy birthday." His face exploded. "Yes! Yes! Yes!" he said, pumping his fists in the air, and then he sort of hugged and tackled me onto the couch." Green Day, Boy Bands, Hard Rock, Green Day American Idiot, Green Day Billie Joe, 21st Century Breakdown, Aerosmith
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"Asher's eyes lit up. "Don't even tell me you got Green Day tickets. Did you?" I smiled and said, "Happy birthday." His face exploded. "Yes! Yes! Yes!" he said, pumping his fists in the air, and then he sort of hugged and tackled me onto the couch."
“Just for good measure, I smash that mirror with a coffee mug, because I don’t want the mirror me to speak ever again. Shards rain down into the sink and then a million little mes look up like so many tiny minnows.” Coffee, Sink, Coarse Fishing, New Tricks, Quick, Species
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“Just for good measure, I smash that mirror with a coffee mug, because I don’t want the mirror me to speak ever again. Shards rain down into the sink and then a million little mes look up like so many tiny minnows.”
“I’m not afraid of people thinking I’m gay, because I really don’t care what anyone thinks at this point, and so I don’t mind the pink paper, although I would have preferred a different colour. Maybe black would have been more appropriate given what’s about to transpire.” Home, Gift Wrapping, Pink Pin, Pink Box, Pink White, Pink Stuff, Pink And Orange, Pink Paper
“I’m not afraid of people thinking I’m gay, because I really don’t care what anyone thinks at this point, and so I don’t mind the pink paper, although I would have preferred a different colour. Maybe black would have been more appropriate given what’s about to transpire.”