"You swallowed everything, like distance.
Like the sea, like time."
- Pablo Neruda; “A Song of Despair”(via babagoogoosh)
"Almost from birth she had felt its weight, a gravitational pull that invited her to her grave. Her heart was heavy because it was open, and so things filled it, and so things rushed out of it, but still the heart kept beating, tough and frighteningly powerful and meaning to shrug off the rest of her and continue on its own."
- Helen Oyeyemi; “Mr. Fox” (via lifeinpoetry)
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"It is still beautiful to hear the heart beat
but often the shadow seems more real than the body."
- Tomas Tranströmer, from “After a Death,” trans. Robert Bly (via proustitute)
"Sin is not so much knowing (if it were, everybody would be innocent) as wanting to know."
- Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus (via whatokay)
"A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in―what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet, and above him the stars."
- Les Misérables by Victor Hugo (via seols)
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"Why can’t I try on different lives, like dresses, to see which one fits best?"
- Sylvia Plath (via pastelis)
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