"I never wish to be easily defined. I’d rather float over other people’s minds as something strictly fluid and non-perceivable; more like a transparent, paradoxically iridescent creature rather than an actual person."
- Franz Kafka, from a diary entry dated 23 March 1914 (via odaro)
(Source: larmoyante, via child-of-the-universe)
"There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep sea, and music in its roar:
I love not man the less, but Nature more"
- Lord Byron - There is a Pleasure in the Pathless Woods. (via perspectiveishappiness)
"I want to gather your darkness
in my hands, to cup it like water
- Jane Hirshfield, from “To Drink” (via)
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