"Can you describe these countless wasted hours that ultimately make up the bulk of your life?"
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"I usually wake up screaming at six-thirty, and I'm in my office by nine."
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"This lovely car has not brought us happiness. You agree, Morris? That is why I am now thinking in terms of having the entire house recarpeted."
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"How come I never see that smile?"
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"Did you remember to put the dog out of his misery?"
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Sad Eyes Street Art
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"I'm starting to wonder if my story is ever going to be uplifting."
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"You've made me very happy, but now I want to be miserable again."
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"Well, if I haven't captured the real you, kindly tell me who I have captured."
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"It's a balloon reminder that all joy is fleeting."
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Greetings From Downer Beach.
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"The Garbers are people who have been through it all and survived."
"I spent all day taking the edge off, but it's still there."
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"I'll be straight with you. I was put on this planet to make your life miserable."
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"It's Lida Bascom's husband - he's frightfully unhappy."
Items from the Fall 2018 Melancholia Catalogue.
"He Does Have A Point."
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"Isn't it nice, Harry, that we can sit here together for a whole evening and not feel we have to make conversation?"
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"My goodness, Marion. Our dishes are so spotless, I can see deep within my hollow, tormented soul!"
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"Maybe I haven't suffered enough. Why don't you whip up some of your curried pork balls and refried rice for dinner?"
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The Zoo A Gated Community for Animals
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"I'd just like to let you know that even in good times I'd let you get the check."
"I don't mean to make you miserable on purpose, it just happens in the normal course of my behavior."
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"I could use a hug."
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Vacuuming Up the Mood
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