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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 December 3, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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Epilogue

“Forget everything anybody says or does; everything is a cry, please love me.”

-Hafiz,

Sufi poet. 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 December 3, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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12: The Heart of the Problem

“I hate to turn up out of the blue uninvited but

I couldn’t stay away, I couldn’t fight it

I had hoped you’d see my face and that you’d be reminded

That for me, it isn’t over…”

-Adele,

Someone Like You

I’ve been driving around in the yellow Monaro with Adele blaring from the stereo (not very rock and roll). 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 December 2, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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11: Adventures in the Musee de l’Orangerie

“The art of love is largely the art of persistence.”

-Albert Ellis

After Eurydice’s stalker allegation, I gave it another two months (I figured this showed dedication, but fell safely outside the stalker criteria), and wrote again. 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 December 1, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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10: The Reason She’s in the Tower

“You need to cut all the ‘knight in shining armour’ bullshit! Look, if she’s in a tower, it’s because someone has put her in there for a reason! She’s been put there because she’s fucking crazy!’

– Erin Gill. 

I have been labelled a stalker once before. 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 29, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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9: The Most Beautiful Sound in the World – Which I Hope to Never Hear Again

I’ve been reading at the direction of my head-shrinker about why we are attracted to the people we are, and I believe that what I’ve read is true. 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 28, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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8: the wonder that’s keeping the stars apart (Continued)

I have moments where I find myself on the verge of tears. One of them was when I read the following: 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 27, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

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7: the wonder that’s keeping the stars apart

Dear Eurydice, Continue reading

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