"At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities."
"I want you to crave me. From my lips, up to my words."
"They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered."
-F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise
i like my body
i like my body when it is with your
body. It is so quite new a thing.
Muscles better and nerves more.
i like your body. i like what it does,
i like its hows. i like to feel the spine
of your body and its bones,and the trembling
-firm-smooth ness and which i will
again and again and again
kiss, i like kissing this and that of you,
i like, slowly stroking the,shocking fuzz
of your electric furr,and what-is-it comes
over parting flesh….And eyes big love-crumbs,
and possibly i like the thrill
of under me you so quite new
“Scarlett: I only know that I love you!
Rhett: That's your misfortune.”
- Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
“I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.”
-Mitch Albom, For One More Day
“Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.”
-Haruki Murakami, Kafka On The Shore
"It is such a secret place, the land of tears."
-Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Baby shoes. Never worn."
"I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each.
I do not think that they will sing to me."
-T.S. Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
“What should I possibly have to tell you, oh venerable one? Perhaps that you're searching far too much? That in all that searching, you don't find the time for finding?”
-Hermann Hesse, Siddharta
"Anticipation is a gift. Perhaps there is none greater. Anticipation is born of hope. Indeed it is hope's finest expression. In hope's loss, however, is the greatest despair."
Steven I. Peck, A Short Stay in Hell
"if little by little you stop loving me
I shall stop loving you little by little."
-Pablo Neruda, If You Forget me
"I always thought there was
something romantic about fighting
about winning them back,
But as I sit here with stones in
where hope used to lie,
I have come to realize that there
is nothing lovely about having to
continuously convince someone to
“My heart might be bruised, but it will recover and become capable of seeing beauty of life once more. It's happened before, it will happen again, I'm sure. When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive--I'll find love again.”
-Paulo Coelho, The Zahir