You Never Did Claim To Be Brave.
But you were nothing more than an abandoned hermit shell, hollowed of all self presence. You had fled the shore seeking different shelter from all the demons you’d yet to face. You’d deserted your body which was now an empty vessel of your self worth, and somehow, you managed to destroy everything you left behind, including me. Yet, despite all this, I can’t be angry with you....
He really was there, all those years, a flesh and...
I want to say “but at least he stuck around” but of course he didn’t
V: So your husband, Tim Burton … actually, not your husband. How do you refer to Tim, your life partner, significant other, boyfriend?
HBC: I don’t know; I haven’t got a satisfactory word! Father of my bastards, perhaps?