It sometimes seemed to him that for love to work, it had to be fair, that he should tell only half t

It sometimes seemed to him that for love to work, …

It sometimes seemed to him that for love to work, it had to be fair, that he should tell only half the joke, and she the other half. Otherwise, it would not be love, but something completely else–pity or entertainment, or stand-up comedy.

Tao Lin