"October 19. The inner world can only be experienced, not described."
- Franz Kafka, The Blue Octavo Notebooks (via loveage-moondream)
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"I believe that telling our stories, first to ourselves and then to one another and the world, is a revolutionary act. It is an act that can be met with hostility, exclusion, and violence. It can also lead to love, understanding, transcendence, and community."
- Janet Mock
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i observe men in silence, how they leave plates on dining room tables, how they slam doors, how they take up whole couch with legs sprawled and lounging arms, how they do not filter speech, too confident, too loud. voices always violent, everything a war.
"There are also different clarities. Some things are not meant to be clear; obscurity is their clarity. We should not underestimate obscurity. Obscurity is as rich as luminosity."
- Etel Adnan
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all you are going to lose, though any of it would do."
- Jane Hirshfield, from “On the Beach” in The Lives of the Heart (via proustitute)
Me: I met a boy.
Me (two days later): nevermind