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Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Acts of devotion, Love letters, Observation, Real Men with tags , , on November 27, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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7: the wonder that’s keeping the stars apart

Dear Eurydice, Continue reading

Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Acts of devotion, Love letters, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , on November 26, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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6: Calm and Huge, Like a River of Violence

This kind of obsessive love is often depicted as torture. Continue reading

Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Acts of devotion, Love letters, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , on November 25, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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5.  Fifty-One Jokers and an Ace (Continued)

That really knocked me onto my heels. I don’t know if you’ve heard it, but there’s a poem called somewhere I have never travelled that says, Continue reading

Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Acts of devotion, Love letters, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , , on November 24, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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4: Fifty-One Jokers and an Ace (Continued)

It’s hard to know whom I’m addressing this to, because there is a considerable disjunction between everything up to and including the conversation of the night of day four and the letter that came on day six. The morning of day five, I received a text saying, Continue reading

Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Acts of devotion, Love letters, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , on November 23, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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3: Fifty-One Jokers and an Ace

Dear Eurydice, Continue reading

Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Love letters, Observation, Real Men, Acts of devotion with tags , , , , on November 21, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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2: The Best Piece of Art I’ve Seen (By No-One Famous)

The best piece of art I’ve ever seen by no one famous was a dance piece at a TAFE one year, somewhere in the late nineties. I went with my then-girlfriend to watch a young ballet dancer friend of hers doing a solo piece. Continue reading

Desperate Romantic: My Life as a Stalker (A Lamentably True Story)

Posted in Acts of devotion, Love letters, Observation, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 20, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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“If she’s amazing, she won’t be easy. If she’s easy, she won’t be amazing. If she’s worth it, you won’t give up. If you give up, you’re not worthy. Truth is, everybody’s gonna hurt you; you just have to find the ones worth suffering for.”

- Bob Marley

“Love always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres…”

- Corinthians, 13: 6-7

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Sometimes it’s best to begin a story at the end. Which, in this case, was in the office of my psychologist. Continue reading

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