Enchanted Black

I want to make Romeo jealous. I want the dead lovers of the world to hear our laughter and grow sad. I want a breath of our passion to stir their dust into consciousness, to wake their ashes into pain.

—Oscar Wilde (via liquidlightandrunningtrees)

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And in the end we’re all just humans… drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness.

—F. Scott Fitzgerald (via itsmicca)

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I woke, as I tend to, with stars
crumbing my eyes. There was dark.

Dana Koster, “Letters To Earth: Discovery,” in The Phantom Limb: Issue 10. (via literarymiscellany)

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optimistsdaughter:

i thank You God for most this amazingday: for the leaping greenly spirits of treesand a blue true dream of sky; and for everythingwhich is natural which is infinite which is yes
(i who have died am alive again today,and this is the sun’s birthday; this is the birthday of life and of love and wings: and of the gaygreat happening illimitably earth)
how should tasting touching hearing seeingbreathing any—lifted from the noof all nothing—human merely beingdoubt unimaginable You?
(now the ears of my ears awake andnow the eyes of my eyes are opened)
- e. e. cummings

optimistsdaughter:

i thank You God for most this amazing
day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees
and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything
which is natural which is infinite which is yes

(i who have died am alive again today,
and this is the sun’s birthday; this is the birth
day of life and of love and wings: and of the gay
great happening illimitably earth)

how should tasting touching hearing seeing
breathing any—lifted from the no
of all nothing—human merely being
doubt unimaginable You?

(now the ears of my ears awake and
now the eyes of my eyes are opened)

- e. e. cummings

I stepped into the bookshop and breathed in that perfume of paper and magic that strangely no one had ever thought of bottling.

—Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel’s Game (via 23books)

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