I tell her how isolated I feel and how lonely I am and hungry and tired and she says ‘oh.’
- James Simon Kunen, The Strawberry Statement (1970)
Some people turn sad awfully young. No special reason, it seems, but they seem almost to be born that way. They bruise easier, tire faster, cry quicker, remember longer and, as I say, get sadder younger than anyone else in the world. I know, for I’m one of them.