May Sarton On Solitude

81f3e7e8-9113-4944-9ead-705d961223e7May Sarton (May 3, 1912 – July 16, 1995)

I am alone here for the first time in weeks to take up my “real” life again at last. That is what is strange — that friends, even passionate love, are not my real life, unless there is time alone to explore and to discover what is happening or has happened.