If I must go mad, let it be dignified. Lock me up where I’ll feel like wood, where wanting won’t send me flopping outside, where my bones will shut up, where I’ll be good. Michael Ryan
Telescope, by Louise Gluck
There is a moment after you move your eye away when you forget where you are because you’ve been living, it seems, somewhere else, in the silence of the night sky. You’ve stopped being here in the world. You’re in a different place, a place where human life has no meaning. You’re not a creature in a body. You exist as the stars exist, participating in their stillness, their immensity. Then you’re...
Can you tell me if this is the place I must enter, to burn without consumption...– Dana Levin, from “Door”
But there’s a story behind everything. How a picture got on a wall. How a scar...– Mitch Albom (For One More Day)
Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they absorb everything you say and actually want to hear more. You share hopes for the future, dreams that will never come true, goals that were never achieved and the many disappointments life has thrown at you. When something...
Make for yourself a world you can believe in. It sounds simple, I know. But it’s...– - Jonathan Safran Foer, A Convergence Of Birds
RHCP-otherside How long how long will I slide ...
This sky where we live is no place to lose your...
One night that summer my mother decided it was time to tell me about what she...– At the River by Louise Gluck ♥
I don’t know what I want; I am inconsistent, non-committal, passive; I like the...– Gerhard Richter
Emotions, in my experience, aren’t covered by single words. I don’t believe in...– Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides
The roots of the word have been defined as follows: super- “above”, cali- “beauty”, fragilistic- “delicate”, expiali- “to atone”, and docious- “educable”, with the sum of these parts signifying roughly “Atoning for educability through delicate beauty.”
You will lose someone you can’t live without,and your heart will be badly...– Anne Lamott
heart shaped box-nirvana She eyes me like a...
‘We dropped out of school, got divorced, broke with our families and ourselves and everything we’d known. We quit our jobs, violated our leases, threw all our furniture out on the sidewalk, and hit the road. We sat on the swings of children’s playgrounds until our toes were frostbitten, admiring the moon-light on the dewy grass, writing poetry on the wind for each other. We went to bed early and...