Ben Okri, E.L.O.Q.U.E.N.C.E.
That’s the way it is. If you believe in something your very belief renders you...– Ben Okri
Some hearts understand each other, even in silence.– Yasmin Mogahed (via roguei)
The sweet soft essence of possibility, Never quite maturing.– Nikki Giovanni (via experimentaltimeorder)
My blood is alive with many voices telling me I am made of longing.– Rilke (via mirroir)
We have been raised to fear the yes within ourselves, our deepest cravings.” ―...
I had forgotten that time wasn’t fixed like concrete but in fact was fluid as...– Joyce Carol Oates, I Am Not Your Son, I Am No One You Know in I Am No One You Know (via distantheartbeats)
So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.– T. S. Eliot, from “East Coker” in The Four Quartets (via mirroir)
How fragile we are, between the few good moments.– Jane Hirshfield, from “Vinegar and Oil” (via mirroir)
To listen is to become like the moon, silent and full of light, a witness in the...– (via past-the-shadows-of-yesterday)
journalofanobody: for a few moments the entire world resides in a cup of tea —Michael Boiano
journalofanobody: If she had not left me here defenseless against these long summer nights, how could I have understood the sad music of crickets. —Michael Boiano
Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.– Desiderius Erasmus (via philosophy-quotes)
Emptiness which is conceptually liable to be mistaken for sheer nothingness is...
So when people say that poetry is a luxury, or an option, or for the educated...– Jeanette Winterson, from In Defense of Poetry (via crashinglybeautiful)
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viniquity: It is not the count of nodding heads That should count to you It is not the snapping of fingers That your camera should snap It is not the swinging hips That should make you happy It is the number of strangers Ending up as friends on the dance-floor It is forlorn faces that your beat…
To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life...– James Baldwin