We are so small between the stars, so large against the sky,
and lost among the subway crowds I try to catch your eye.
Was made the first to laugh, tried but the tribute short changed kindness.
It’s actual. There are studies done on this. You guys might want to give this interesting article a read: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-causes-chest-pains/
I think there’s even a term to describe this but I can’t remember it.
If you saw her in these moments, you might think she was collecting her thoughts in order to go forward. But I see it another way: Her mind is being overwhelmed by two processes that must simultaneously proceed at full steam. One is to deal with and live in the present world. The other is to re-experience and mourn something that happened long ago. It is as though her lightness pulls her toward heaven, but the extra gravity around her keeps her earthbound.