Before We Go: Select Excerpts

Before We Go, a film by and starring Chris Evans might be along the lines of Richard Linklater’s Before Trilogy in the basic framework (and title), nonetheless a good watch owing to some good conversations about relationships therein. Select excerpts of conversations from the recently watched film:

Nick and the old Fortune Teller:

Nick (talking about fortune teller and his dead wife): Wow! You guys seemed perfect.
Fortune Teller: Well Nick, there is no perfect. There will always be struggle. We just have to pick who we want to struggle with.

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How I Miss Things I Have Never Known


My current favorite from ‘Love & Misadventure’ by Lang Leav. (I read the complete book a year ago. I read it whenever I am alone and I feel emotionally charged. My favorite has changed over the past year, depending on where I am personally in life, yes it’s been an adventure!)

Simple language makes these poems easy to understand unlike the classics. And the relatable emotions is what makes these poems memorable as they find a place in the readers’ lives. Thank you Lang Leav for providing a poem for almost every occasion.

He and She

Have you met someone at a fleeting time and space, you’ve really liked them, you’re not sure if you will see them again or if you will get a chance to get to know them, and take it forward? Read on just the  poem reiterating those feelings, and  that, subtly so. Continue reading