“I am the sea and nobody owns me.”
“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby)
“Faeries, come take me out of this dull world,
For I would ride with you upon the wind,
Run on the top of the dishevelled tide,
And dance upon the mountains like a flame.”
A Portuguese, untranslatable word romanticizing nostalgia in its purest form. This beautiful feeling captures the yearning for someone or something that you love, which is now lost. It a is melancholic longing. Saudade’s
pronunciation varies according to the speaker and country, which only adds to its sincerity and vulnerability. (via wordsnquotes
A bouquet of clumsy words: you know that place between sleep and awake where you’re still dreaming but it’s slowly slipping? I wish we could feel like that more often. I also wish I could click my fingers three times and be transported to anywhere I like. I wish that people didn’t always say ‘just wondering’ when you both know there was a real reason behind them asking. And I wish I could get lost in the stars.
Listen, there’s a hell of a good universe next door, let’s go.
“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”
“My wants are simple: a job that I like and a guy whom I love.”
“She was incomprehensible, for, in her, soul and spirit were one - the beauty of her body was the essence of her soul. She was that unity sought for by philosophers through many centuries. In this outdoor waiting room of winds and stars she had been sitting for a hundred years, at peace in the contemplation of herself.”
“kiss me a little:
darkens and is alive –
o live with me in the fewness of
I want to stay.
I want to leave.
I am three oceans
away from my soul.”