Between the shadow and the soul.

"I love you as certain dark things are to be loved. In secret, between the shadow and the soul" - Pablo Neruda quote


"Her heart was a secret garden and the walls were very high." William Goldman, The Princess Bride heart + secret garden + walls + quote

Emilie Autumn, The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls  Pain.  It seems to be an on going companion. It has given me more compassion for others and is only more recently teaching me about how my lack of acceptance of it has been what has turned it into suffering, It is a wearing, and sometimes brutal, teacher.

You are a terribly real thing in a terribly false world, and that, I believe, is why you are in so much pain. ~ The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls by Emilie Autumn


Maybe we feel empty because we leave pieces of us in everything we used to love.m drake

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Emilie Autumn: The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls - '"You," he said, "are a terribly real thing in a terribly false world, and that, I believe is why you're in so much pain.

Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink the air. - Emerson.

"Live in sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink the wild air."-Emerson quote typed on typewriter and framed by farmnflea on Etsy, have always loved to swim

Promise me you will not spend so much time treading water and trying to keep your head above the waves that you forget, truly forget, how much you have always loved to swim. Tyler Knott Gregson thanks for the inspiration

E.E. Cummings - the sexiest thing I've ever read... Wow.

I really enjoy reading ee cummings . I became a fan in high school in an American Literature class. ee cummings poetry was the first poetry.

i love this poem by pablo neruda

Here are a few of the greatest love poems ever. The Shakespeare sonnet was read at our wedding, and it remains a favorite of mine.

my love for f. scott fitzgerald is inexpressible.

they slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered - f. scott fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise


"and that, and only that, can be the happiest or bitterest hour of your life" -Pablo Neruda Inspiration Quotes

Pablo neruda : poetry foundation, “no writer of world renown is perhaps so little known to north americans as chilean poet pablo neruda,” observed new york times book review critic selden rodman. Description from I searched for this on

One of my favorite quotes. I love the sea, the ocean, bodies of salt-water in general. You do not know peace until you stand on a deserted beach, toes in the sand, feeling as super small as you actually are in this world.

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You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it is better to listen to what it has to say. Paul Coelho The Alchemist

You'll need coffee shops and sunsets and road trips. Airplanes and passports and new songs and old songs, but people more than anything else. You will need other people and you will need to be that other person to someone else, a living, breathing screaming invitation to believe better things.

You'll need coffee shops and sunsets and road trips.a living, breathing, screaming, invitation to believe better things.

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Black is not sad. Black colors are what depresses me. Black is poetic. How do yo imagine a poet? In a bright yellow jacket? Probably not.