Category: quotes

O crown of Death, I don’t / forget you. Even n…

O crown of Death, I don’t / forget you. Even now, I trespass in your name.

You’ve felt it, haven’t you? Those feelings th…

You’ve felt it, haven’t you? Those feelings that seem to get so big in your chest, like something is so beautiful it aches?

violentwavesofemotion: Marianne Moore, from S…

violentwavesofemotion:

Marianne Moore, from Selected Poems of Marianne Moore: “Enough,” written c. August 1952

I dream of loving,

I dream of loving,

violentwavesofemotion: Margaret Atwood, from …

violentwavesofemotion:

Margaret Atwood, from The Selected Poems: 1976 – 1986; “He is Last Seen,”

Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s importan…

Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it and eventually the confidence will follow.

He was left void, the kind that crumbles you t…

He was left void, the kind that crumbles you to the ground, and feeling too much. The little pieces of past were not enough, the instructions did not help. How could they? He was a broken man, standing at the edge of the world, a road laying out in front of him, a road he had desperately wanted to walk on, but could not. He was bound and restrained, by himself, at the perimeter of normality.

I am not violent. I am not malicious. I am a r…

I am not violent. I am not malicious. I am a result.

Love alone can fill my great shadowy heart, di…

Love alone can fill my great shadowy heart, divinely chosen for dark sorrows.

I was always hungry for love. Just once, I wan…

I was always hungry for love. Just once, I wanted to know what it was like to get my fill of it — to be fed so much love I couldn’t take any more. Just once.