• How do you stop longing for what you absolutely know you can't get? Which really means: How do you absolutely know you can't-and won't-get it, not ever? How do you pinch out that wisp of feeble, ruthless hope?

    Leigh Newman (2013). “Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-up World, One Long Journey Home”, p.170, Dial Press