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THIS PERSON’S SUITCASE 
“Say, you are in love with this person. The two of you have suitcases in your hearts. Your suitcase has this person’s name on it. And this person’s suitcase has your name on it. The suitcase represents love. Now as it must happen, someone’s suitcase will be bigger. Perhaps yours is. That’s because you’ve put a whole lot of things in the suitcase that bears this person’s name – songs, scenes from favorite books, parks, the way moonlight falls on wheat in a field, kaleidoscopes, crab curry – everything that informs your love for this person. On the other hand, it is possible that the other person has just one book, one flower and one salad in the suitcase that bears your name. Now when you both collide in the garden of love, your suitcases fall to the ground, and break open. You look at this person’s suitcase, the one with your name on it, and you ask yourself, ‘That’s it? But I have all this stuff in my suitcase for this person! How can this person have so little for me in their suitcase?’ This is a perfectly reasonable thought. But you don’t say it out loud. It is not this person’s problem that you have so much love to conjure up, and give. Instead of conducting this tally of feelings, you tell yourself that this person is already here, in the garden, with you. This person has brought a suitcase along, with your name on it. It has just one book, one flower, and one salad in it. No moonlight. No crab curry. But listen. This person’s suitcase has your name on it. This person’s suitcase has your name on it. This person’s suitcase has your name on it.”

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