Eleven Years Later
I want to speak with you in the round vowels of your own language to tell you how I’ve named you myth and memory, how I’ve made you a half-god. (Patricia Fargnoli)
I want to be different. Everyone does. Everyone is. But there are two kinds of...– Gregoire (via heartmindspirit)
When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better...– Paolo Coelho (via julialeeyoga) (via oceanofmind)
The Road Goes Ever On
heartmindspirit: The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, And I must follow, if I can, Pursuing it with eager feet, Until it joins some larger way Where many paths and errands meet. And whither then? I cannot say. J R R Tolkien
Love is an awkward word Not what I mean and too much like magazine stories in stilted dentists’ waiting rooms. How can anyone use it? I’d rather say I like your lean spine or your eyebrows or your shoes but just by standing there and being awkward you force me to speak love.
I have loved only you, surrendered my whole self reckless to you and nobody...– Toni Morrison, Jazz
The best thing for being sad,” replied Merlyn, beginning to puff and blow,...– The Once and Future King, by T.H. White
Those of us who think we know
Those of us who think we know the same secrets are silent together most of the time, for us there is eloquence in desire, and for a while when in love and exhausted it’s enough to nod like shy horses and come together in a quiet ceremony of tongues. it’s in disappointment we look for words to convince us the spaces between the stars are nothing to worry about, it’s when...
She said, I love you. He said, Nothing. (As if there were just one of each word and the one who used it, used it up). In the history of language the first obscenity was silence. - Christina Davis
I live on Earth at present, and I don’t know what I am. I know that I am not a...– R. Buckminster Fuller (via heartmindspirit)
into the wild
“So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future.” (Jon Krakauer - Into the Wild) ...