"i’d stand in the shadows of your heart and tell you i’m not afraid of your dark."
- Andrea Gibson (via cmnanquim)
i’m writing you a letter that will burn over the stove
just to watch the light between us
flame and burn out again.
- Shinji Moon
"a hollow note crawls up my throat when you depart."
- Judie A. Fisher, Truth (via beryl-azure)
"never wanted to be anyone but myself although figuring out who i was was sometimes a problem. but in the end i discovered that no one could offer me any more than i could offer myself."
- Dark Raven (via beryl-azure)
"i looked between the leaves and saw her. she danced in flecked with diamonds light as dust."
- Virginia Woolf, The Waves
(Source: violentwavesofemotion, via toutpourlamour)
"one night they fell asleep, side by side. he slept curled upon her back; a dark comma against her pale, elegant phrase."
- A.S. Byatt, Possession (via word-digest)
"i am a product of long corridors, empty sunlit rooms, upstairs indoor silences, attics explored in solitude, distant noises of gurgling cisterns and pipes, and the noise of wind under the tiles. also, of endless books."
- C. S. Lewis
(Source: amorette, via budddha)
"if shadows could talk
they would tell us
everything we know already
but in the melodious
language of tears
in which every third word rhymes."
- Gregory Orr, Some Notes on Shadows
(Source: apoetreflects, via budddha)