"At night I dream that you and I are two plants
that grew together, roots entwined,
and that you know the earth and the rain like my mouth,
since we are made of earth and rain."
— Pablo Neruda, Regalo De Un Poeta/Gift of a Poet (via talisman)
"Dear and most respected bookcase! I welcome your existence."
— Anton Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard (via mirroir)
"I’m a witch woman; high on tobacco and holy water. I’m a woman delighted with her disasters. They give me something to do. A profession of sorts. I have the magic of words."
— Sandra Cisneros (via talisman)
I am a garden, the odd path
out of the forest, thorns."
— Jennifer Chang
Wintering (via anguis218)
"I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite - only a sense of existence."
— Henry David Thoreau (via thatkindofwoman)
"Magick is part of your senses. These practices of magick are an extension; much like how you smell or taste. It’s not about what you can do but about what you can sense. If you can’t have faith in it then there is no reason you should be practicing."
— Odin — The All Father (via ravenousnightwind)
"Have a mind that is open to everything, and attached to nothing."
— Tilopa (via legalimmigration)
"But I don’t want comfort. I want poetry. I want danger. I want freedom. I want goodness. I want sin."
— Aldous Huxley, Brave New World (via andlionheart)
"It is because society tells us that women are objects, not subjects, that Stephen Hawkings can declare women to be “a complete mystery”, and have newspapers gleefully latch on to this, declaring women “the greatest mystery known to man”. It is a common refrain for men to bleat about not understanding women, but this is because they have simply never tried, because society has trained them to never look at life through the eyes of a woman."
— The Objectification of Women – It Goes Much Further Than Sexy Pictures (via brute-reason)