It was wonderful to walk down the long flight of stairs knowing that I’d had good luck working. I always worked until I had something done and I always stopped when I knew what was going to happen next. That way I could be sure of going on the next day.
26th April, Thursday (1:48am) Reblog ↬
… It will always remain a mystery
you have to go home now and live with,
sometimes with the ease of music, and sometimes in silence,
for the rest of your life.
19th April, Thursday (5:52am) Reblog ↬
— Mary Oliver, from “You Are Standing at the Edge of the Woods” (via growing-orbits)
That moment when you finish a book, look around, and realize that everyone is just carrying on with their lives as though you didn’t just experience emotional trauma at the hands of a paperback.
13th April, Friday (12:43am) Reblog ↬
Memory fades, memory adjusts, memory conforms to what we think we remember.
12th April, Thursday (11:15pm) Reblog ↬
I promised a lot.
6th March, Tuesday (8:29pm) Reblog ↬
But never that I wouldn’t get back up after you knocked me down.
Never that my broken remains wouldn’t catch fire.
Never that I wouldn’t burn through the ice and snow one more time.
And you can slam your glaciers into to me, so slowly, and even though they hurt, I will not go numb from the cold, I will not pass out from the pain, I will look up at you and the world and whisper through bloody teeth
Imagine the Earth devoid of human life, inhabited only by plants and animals. Would it still have a past and a future? Could we still speak of time in any meaningful way? The question “What time is it?” or “What’s the date today?” - if anybody were to ask it - would be quite meaningless. The oak tree or the eagle would be bemused by such a question. “What time?” they would ask. “Well, of course, it’s now. The time is now. What else is there?
5th March, Monday (1:40am) Reblog ↬
— Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now (via lydianea)
In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.
29th February, Wednesday (11:42pm) Reblog ↬