It wasn’t just “Donnie Darko.” It was “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “The Life Aquatic.” It was Marcy Playground and Pink Floyd. It was going for hikes in the woods, taking photographs of our feet. It was playing with balls of pasta in the river, and pretending they were ships setting out to sea. It was climbing on the roof and eating top ramen out of the cup.
She left me here. She left me with all those memories.