1. "She blackens pages like a Russian romantic."
    Nothings Good Ever Happens At the Goddamn Thirsty Crow
  2. "Emma eats bread and butter like a queen would have ostrich and cobra wine."
    Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins)
  3. "Darling, I love you as you are when you're alone. I'll never try to change you as if I could, and if I were to, what's the part that I'd miss most?"
    When You're Smiling and Astride Me
  4. "My love, you're the one I want to watch the ship go down with."
    I Love You, Honeybear
  5. "When the shadows inside me vie for attention, you stand alongside and say something perfect like 'concealment feeds the fear.'"