"I can feed the caterpillar, and I can whisper through the chrysalis,
but what hatches follows its own nature and is beyond me.”

How is love wrong, Kareem? In whatever form it takes, how is love wrong? Especially here in Oz, where there’s so little of it. You and I, we love each other. You stabbed Schillinger and Robson for me.

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01. in the end i’m going to swallow your heart. // 02. love, the kind that kills and scars, will make you kneel and crawl to hell and back. // 03. soon you’ll be crying, unwishing you dreamt me. // 04. so it seems you’re not my friend, anything is better than. i came so hard in your mouth. i saw the future, it was dark. // 05. you’re gonna set my house on fire just to show me you were there. // 06. violent ties with hands like a steeple. tell me lies with a tongue like a needle. // 07. he peeled off every vein i had ‘til there was nothing left but a bloodless heart still beating for him. // 08. well i’ve done some truly awful things and you must be very terrified. // 09. i don’t feel sorry when you cry. i don’t believe you when you lie. // 10. sweetheart, don’t hang me out to dry. when nothing is left, there is always us. 

I know what you’re thinking. “Boy Meets Girl”, that’s one boring fucking story. It always goes the same way. But there are variations on the theme, like “Boy meets dog, boy loses dog, boy buys new dog” or “girl meets psychiatrist, girl goes to therapy for the next ten years”, or in Oz there’s always “boy meets boy”.

The opening scenes of each episode of True Detective, season 1.