"Her eyes are blue, and blue eyes up close are a celestial phenomenon: nebulae as seen through telescopes, the light of unnamed stars diffused through dusts and elements and endlessness. Layers of light. Blue eyes are starlight.
"I stared at the blood staining the carpets and wondered if anyone would help me or if they'd just walk away and leave me. I look at the broken rose laying around me floating in the puddle that is my life.