on a scale of robert frost to william blake how fucking insane are you
Too close, too far, you’re a blur.
I used to say I’d know you anywhere,
but it’s getting harder.
The only thing that sustains one through life is the consciousness of the immense inferiority of everyone else, and this is a feeling that I have always cultivated.
— Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories
I bought this from here on etsy yesterday and I can’t wait until it arrives.
I hope you don’t have to go through that awkward moment when you have to explain to someone what Lolita is. Happened to me once while I was reading it in public. :p
Since, without leaving the present
that is a fragile ring,
we touch the sand of yesterday
and on the sea, love reveals
a repeated fury.
— Pablo Neruda
, closing lines to “Integrations,” from The Yellow Heart,
translated by William O’Daly(Copper Canyon Press, 2002)