"Why else keep a journal, if not
to examine your own filth?"
"Humans in love are terrible. You see them come hungering at one another like prehistoric wolves, you see something struggling for life in between them like a root or a soul and it flares for a moment, then they smash it."
Anne Carson, Plainwater (via secrethistorys)
"I saw all the mirrors on earth and none of them reflected me."
Jorge Luis Borges (via oh-girl-among-the-roses)
"Do you dream of her"
"No I dream of headlights soaking through the fog on a cold spring night"
— Anne Carson, The Interviews (3)
"The inability to communicate one’s thoughts is in very truth the most terrible of all kinds of loneliness."
Friedrich Nietzsche (via tranceend)
"If the moon smiled, she would resemble you.
You leave the same impression
Of something beautiful, but annihilating."
Sylvia Plath. “The Rival” (via oh-girl-among-the-roses)
"But mostly I just stand in the dark field,
in the middle of the world, breathing -"
Mary Oliver - What Is There Beyond Knowing (via barnsburntdownnow)
"I believe pain breeds wolves
and joys give rise to moons.
We grow forests in our bones
so our memories can’t find us.
I believe we hide and haunt ourselves."
"She understood that the hardest times in life to go through were when you were transitioning from one version of yourself to another."
Sarah Addison Allen, Lost Lake (via universal-wanderer)