Suppose we look at the feet of children in our class. There will still be differences. How many can you find? How many children have their second toe longer than their big toe? How many shorter?

© Barbara Traub
I love those mornings when you wake to darkness and no one is asking anything of you. You’re under no pressure to exist. This is something of which I am in constant need.
C.R.   (via thatkindofwoman)

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We are so lightly here. It is in love that we are made. In love we disappear.
Cohen, Leonard -
Boogie Street (via volaream)

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Manassé, 1950s



“The CAUSE OF DEATH was as follows: Exhaustion of Melancholia”
(1923 death certificate from New Brunswick, Canada)
I shall continue to exist. I may assume other disguises, other forms, but I shall try to exist.
Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire (via ontheedgeofdarkness)

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Wallace Berman     Undated

 Hester Scheurwater (Rotterdam, Netherland 1971)
I go through phases. Somedays I feel like the person I’m supposed to be, and then somedays, I turn into no one at all. There is both me and my silhouette. I hope that on the days you find me and all I am are darkened lines, you still are willing to be near me.
Mary Kate Teske (via poetrea)

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King Henry IV’s partially preserved head, which was separated from its body during the French Revolution, when monarchs’ graves were desecrated