1. a woody shrub with a bitter aromatic taste, used, esp. formerly, as an ingredient of vermouth and absinthe and in medicine.
2. (figurative) a state or source of bitterness or grief.
Monday, April 2, 2012
The Best Revenge
One thing about being stricken with a terrible disease at a young age: on those sleepless nights, when you find yourself suddenly plagued with guilt while thinking about those kids you were unconsciously cruel to in childhood, you can at least rest safe in knowing that no matter where they are or what they are doing now, it is almost certain that their lives turned out better than yours.