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I watched my life as if it were happening to someone else. My son died. And I was hurt, but I watched my hurt, and even relished it, a little, for now I could write a real death, a true loss. My heart was broken by my dark lady, and I wept, in my room, alone; but while I wept, somewhere inside I smiled.


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The world seemed to shimmer a little at the edges.
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Oh- my twitchy witchy girl
I think you are so nice,
I give you bowls of porridge
And ...
NEIL GAIMAN
Nothing’s changed. You’ll go home. You’ll be bored. You’ll be ignored. No one will listen to...
NEIL GAIMAN
I am the mother of Odin's stallion, Sleipnir. I am the father of Fenrir Sun-Eater, and of Hel Half-R...
NEIL GAIMAN
We do what we do, because of who we are. If we did otherwise, we would not be ourselves.
NEIL GAIMAN
Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and i...
NEIL GAIMAN
You're a poem?' I repeated.

She chewed her lower lip. 'If you want. I am a poem, or I am ...
NEIL GAIMAN
We...we could be friends.'

We COULD be rare specimens of an exotic breed of dancing Afric...
NEIL GAIMAN
What's your name,' Coraline asked the cat. 'Look, I'm Coraline. Okay?'
'Cats don't have names,'...
NEIL GAIMAN
Anyway: I'm not blessed or merciful. I'm just me. I've got a job to do and I do it. Listen: even as ...
NEIL GAIMAN
When you smiled you had my undivided attention. When you laughed you had my urge to laugh with you. ...
NEIL GAIMAN
To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, bu...
NEIL GAIMAN
Love comes to those who still hope even though they've been disappointed, to those who still believe...
NEIL GAIMAN
Adventures are all very well in their place, but there's a lot to be said for regular meals and free...
NEIL GAIMAN
My guiltiest pleasure is Harry Stephen Keeler. He may have been the greatest bad writer America has ...
NEIL GAIMAN
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you ar...
NEIL GAIMAN