"And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling."

"The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed."

C. G. Jung (via mourningmelody)

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"

I’ve never been far enough from home
to escape all the things that I can no longer take care of. The
farthest place I’ve been from you is right by your side, across
an entire circumference of a planet, pressing my palms
against your palms, all the oceans
right between us.

The heart, a prison inmate, and a bluejay
all walked into cell bars.

There is no punchline. This is just another metaphor
for having twenty-four ribs around the part of me that I want to
set free the most.

I dreamt once of sending myself in a bottle off to sea,
corking the screw over my head and letting the water pull me
closer to somewhere where my language is a foreign
currency.

When I woke up, there was rain spitting against my windowsill
and the roof was caving in so close that it brushed up
against my knees.

"

“Escapism,” Shinji Moon (via commovente)

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"I see it all. I feel it all. My eyes fill with tears."

Virginia Woolf (via mirroir)

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"…and I am out with lanterns, looking for myself."

Emily Dickinson, Letters of Emily Dickinson, edited by Mabel Loomis Todd (via litverve)

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"i corrupted the edges of her autobiography, and smoked her ashes in the pages of her poetry…i fought within her consciousness until she became me."

Erin Nerebekah (via beryl-azure)

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"And the rest is rust and stardust."

Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita (via calmorrisons)

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"Nostalgia is a dirty liar that insists things were better than they seemed."

consultingmoosecaptain:

dalekitsune:

the phrase “curiosity killed the cat” is actually not the full phrase it actually is “curiosity killed the cat but satisfaction brought it back” so don’t let anyone tell you not to be a curious little baby okay go and be interested in the world uwu

See also:

Blood is thicker than water The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb.

Meaning that relationships formed by choice are stronger than those formed by birth.

(via parkingstrange)

"With the exception of that time when I got The Great Brooklyn Stomach Bug of 2013 and spent three straight days watching Downton Abbey on my bathroom floor, I have not gone a single day in New York without a man yelling at me, rubbing up against me, making lewd gestures in my direction, providing unsolicited commentary on my body, or badgering me for my contact information.

"But that sounds crazy!" the dudes protest. And it is! Until you talk to literally any woman ever and they tell you the exact same thing.

Every mundane choice you make, from the length of your skirt to the opacity of your tights to the volume of your iPod to the sturdiness of your jewelry, must be considered carefully and yet doesn’t matter at all. If I had to run in these shoes, could I? If someone grabbed my ponytail or my necklace, could I shake him off? Does this color make me look like I want to be approached? And off come the never-worn stilettos and down comes the hair, and all of a sudden you’re wearing an outfit that you hate, because you are just too fucking tired to deal with it today…and some asshole walks up to you on the train platform and starts making kissy noises in your ear anyway.

It’s like an eternal ringing in your ears, except sometimes that ringing assumes a human form and follows you home at night."

"I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and then penalize them for not being able to stand under the weight."

Malcolm X | The Autobiography of Malcolm X (1964)

(Source: america-wakiewakie, via dreamfulartist)