The room is full
of the breath of the stories.


That is enough.

— Ko Un, from “Stories”, trans. from the Korean by Brother Anthony of Taizé and Lee Sang-Wha (via litverve)
 
 simena:

LOUİS FABİEN

simena:

LOUİS FABİEN

 the-flying-salmon:

Otto Van Rees

the-flying-salmon:

Otto Van Rees

Melancholy people have two reasons for being so: they don’t know or they hope.
— Albert Camus, “The Absurd Man” (via heteroglossia)
 paperbackcastles:

A few days ago I had the honour of meeting David Mitchell, the author of the amazing “Cloud Atlas”. He was extremely funny and charming, and he drew a cloud in my book. 

paperbackcastles:

A few days ago I had the honour of meeting David Mitchell, the author of the amazing “Cloud Atlas”. He was extremely funny and charming, and he drew a cloud in my book. 

 ejmellowbookends:

The Great Escape by Robin Spalding

ejmellowbookends:

The Great Escape by Robin Spalding

 printed-ink:

Percy Bysshe Shelley,

printed-ink:

Percy Bysshe Shelley,

(Source: faceofiniquity)

Suddenly, it’s not a book anymore. It’s your soul being reflected back to you on the turning pages.
— that one quote in that one book (via embracethefeels)
 huffingtonpost:

Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since
On the night of April 14, 2014, hundreds of schoolgirls at the Chibok boarding school in northeastern Nigeria awoke to the sound of gunfire. They saw men in camouflage approaching and thought soldiers were coming to save them from a militant attack, according to survivors’ accounts.

huffingtonpost:

Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since

On the night of April 14, 2014, hundreds of schoolgirls at the Chibok boarding school in northeastern Nigeria awoke to the sound of gunfire. They saw men in camouflage approaching and thought soldiers were coming to save them from a militant attack, according to survivors’ accounts.

I can’t feel a thing; All mournful petal storms are dancing inside the very private spring of my head.
— Franz Kafka, from Letters To Milena (via niet-zsche)

(Source: hellanne)

 langleav:

I was a child and she was a child, In this kingdom by the sea; But we loved with a love that was more than love—I and my Annabel Lee;
— Edgar A.Poe (Annabel Lee)

langleav:

I was a child and she was a child,
In this kingdom by the sea;
But we loved with a love that was more than love—
I and my Annabel Lee;

— Edgar A.Poe (Annabel Lee)

(Source: langleav.com)

 vintageanchorbooks:

“A certain man once lost a diamond cuff-link in the wide blue sea, and twenty years later, on the exact day, a Friday apparently, he was eating a large fish - but there was no diamond inside. That’s what I like about coincidence.” ― Vladimir Nabokov, Laughter in the Dark

vintageanchorbooks:

“A certain man once lost a diamond cuff-link in the wide blue sea, and twenty years later, on the exact day, a Friday apparently, he was eating a large fish - but there was no diamond inside. That’s what I like about coincidence.” 
― Vladimir NabokovLaughter in the Dark

 teachingliteracy:

went book shopping today and got lost at least four times. by_kathrynvarn (by cheateate)

teachingliteracy:

went book shopping today and got lost at least four times. by_kathrynvarn (by cheateate)