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"find tongues in trees, books in the running brooks" -- William Shakespeare

"Men are shipwrecked souls from another world, with previous lives behind them, approaching the shore."

— Pascal Quignard, The Crossing

poboh:

Josef Sudek (Czech, 1896-1976) photographing Prague, Bohdan Kopecký. Czech (1928 - 2010)

poboh:

Josef Sudek (Czech, 1896-1976) photographing Prague, Bohdan Kopecký. Czech (1928 - 2010)

(via poboh)

"No other music in this world than the sound of the water and the cautious boats of the anglers, who gently slide their anchors before casting their lines in the mist that hovers over the grey water."
— Pascal Quignard, the silent crossing

"I shall have spent my life seeking out words that I lacked…They are always trembling slightly beneath the strange form they end up inhabiting nonetheless."
— Pascal Quignard, the silent crossing

the moon is hiding in
her hair.
The
lily
of heaven
full of all dreams,
draws down.

cover her briefness in singing
close her with intricate faint birds
by daisies and twilights
Deepen her,

Recite
upon her
flesh
the rain’s

pearls singly-whispering.

—e.e. cummings, “the moon is hiding in”  (via marcescentfleur)

(Source: bookshavepores, via marcescentfleur)