Morgan Matson

«Anyone else would have probably stayed put---or at least looked deeply uncomfortable, but Frank seemed like he was taking this in stride, like helping to reunite friends was just a normal thing he did.»

Morgan Matson


«You + Me»

Morgan Matson


«And she kept following the truck, like we were a very small parade, waving and waving, until Frank took the curve in the road and then she was gone.»

Morgan Matson


«It was like there was an elephant in the room. An elephant that expected us to have sex.»

Morgan Matson


«In a well-ordered universe...»

Morgan Matson


«I tried to shut out the feelings that were hurting my heart with a thousand tiny pinpricks, which was somehow worse that having it broken all at once.»

Morgan Matson


«I was speaking without thinking about it first, not hesitating, just saying what I felt first.»

Morgan Matson


«I'd found out that if you pushed people away hard enough, they tended to go.»

Morgan Matson


«Roger, he has a chain saw," I hissed. "I am not going to die in Kentucky!»

Morgan Matson


«He stood and looked at me for a moment, taking in my outfit. "You look hot."»

Morgan Matson


«I kept thinking back to all those nights in Connecticut, when I was out the door as soon as dinner was over, yelling my plans behind me as I headed to my car, ready for my real night to begin—my time with my family just something to get through as quickly as possible. And now that I knew that the time we had together was limited, I was holding on to it, trying to stretch it out, all the while wishing I’d appreciated what I’d had earlier.»

Morgan Matson


«And sometimes," she added, in a slightly hushed tone, like she was letting me in on a secret, "if you don't feel great on the inside, just look great on the outside, and after a while you won't be able to tell the difference.»

Morgan Matson