Life steals everything. — Katherine Hepburn [Violet Venable] Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Based on the play of the same name written by Tennessee Williams. (Dramatists Play Service, Inc., January 1998) Originally published January 1st 1958.
I was always leaving, I was about to get up and go, I was on my way, not sure where. Somewhere else. Not here. — Jean Nordhaus, from “I Was Always Leavcingt,” The Gettysburg Review, Vol. 21, no. 4, Winter, 2008.