el hilo negro

Jun 16

“What a strange thing!
to be alive
beneath cherry blossoms.” — Kobayashi Issa, Poems (via journalofanobody)

(via eclektic)

“The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.” — Vladimir Nabokov, Speak, Memory (via fables-of-the-reconstruction)

(via eclektic)

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Jun 10

“My loneliness can’t even be described: I’ve forgotten how to talk, and I surprise myself even if I accidentally say a loud word. For going on four weeks now I haven’t heard my own voice.” — Fyodor Dostoevsky in a letter to his wife, Anna Dostoevskaya, 28 August 1879 (via gypsji)

(Source: ivankaramazovs, via eclektic)

Jun 09

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snowce:

Abbott Handerson Thayer, Half Draped Figure

snowce:

Abbott Handerson Thayer, Half Draped Figure

(Source: artistdujour, via thisivyhouse)

magictransistor:

The Osma Beatus. Apocalypse Liébana. 1086.

magictransistor:

The Osma Beatus. Apocalypse Liébana. 1086.

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May 05


Pier Paolo Pasolini

Pier Paolo Pasolini

(Source: lookinbackon99, via eclektic)

“Our imagination flies — we are its shadow on the earth.” — Vladimir Nabokov (via fables-of-the-reconstruction)

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