• What we want most is to be held...and told..that everything (everything is a funny thing, is baby milk and papa's eyes, is roaring logs on a cold morning, is hoot owls and the boy who makes you cry after school, is mama's long hair, is being afraid and twisted faces on the bedroom wall) going to be alright.

    Truman Capote, M. Thomas Inge (1987). “Truman Capote: Conversations”, p.6, Univ. Press of Mississippi