Loose Leaf from a Destroyed Journal
To my knowledge, she never scrapped any of her poetic efforts. —Ted Hughes
In my dream’s dream
I rake the flood, toiling in molten gold streams
of leaves, leaves by the ream.
I can’t keep up with fall.
Red words drop, I sweat, they drop fireballs
2:06 pm • 14 November 2013 • 45 notes
"She keeps me from judging good people. I keep her from trusting bad people."
2:01 pm • 14 November 2013 • 5,083 notes
“As it has been said:
Love and a cough
cannot be concealed.
Even a small cough.
Even a small love.”
― Anne Sexton
Anne Sexton was born today in 1928.
— (via thetinhouse)
1:50 pm • 9 November 2013 • 99 notes
A queen and her throne. #piaf #cat
1:23 pm • 8 November 2013 • 1 note
“When I first loved you I determined
that if the longing twisted me in disarray
I would string my heart upon a loom
to be unravelled.”
— Prince Yuhara, from The Ten Thousand Leaves: A Translation of the Man’yōshū, Japan’s Premier Anthology of Classical Poetry, Vol. 1, trans. Ian Hideo Levy (Princeton University Press, 1981) (via apoetreflects)
9:01 pm • 4 November 2013 • 173 notes
“Only be with someone who you think you can learn from. They should be smarter than you in certain ways so that you can continue to grow and be interested. Above all, you should undoubtedly be proud that you are with them.”
— something my 10th grade history teacher told me about how he knew he wanted to marry his wife (via fortheloveoflagerfeld)
(Source: mindtricks-, via iheartnorwegianwood)
11:23 am • 4 November 2013 • 133,403 notes