...and about what soars.

Write Hard and Clear About What Hurts: Ernest Hemingway. Personally, I'm not very fond of Mr. But I do like his writing and I know he worked hard at it.

Virginia Woolf photographed by Vita Sackville-West at Rodmell in 1926. #virginiawoolf

“I think also that our bodies are in truth naked. We are only lightly covered with buttoned cloth; and beneath these pavements are shells, bones, and silence.”~Virginia Woolf, The Waves.

Simone de Beauvoir, the day of the Prix Goncourt, next to a window writing, Paris, 1954. Photo by Gisele Freund. °

"To exist is to dare to throw oneself into the world" Gisèle Freund, Simone de Beauvoir, 1948

The Moment by Virginia Woolf (illustrated by Vanessa Bell)

ca 1947 Vanessa Bell cover design for sister Virginia Woolf's book, 'The Moment & Other Essays'. cover printed on pink paper.

Simone de Beauvoir - Paris, c. 1946

“Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female--whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male.” 20 Photos And Quotes From The Badass Simone De Beauvoir That Will Inspire You

Gertrude and Alice  "In a world of 'no' Alice is my 'yes'"  -Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein (left) and her companion, Alice B. Toklas, in Bilignin, France,