J’ai eu en buvant mes larmes un corps à corps avec votre absence.

— Violette Leduc à Simone de Beauvoir, lettre du 5 mars 1950 (via lexxsedlexx)

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Makes a cathedral, him pressing against
me, his lips at my neck, and yes, I do believe
his mouth is heaven, his kisses falling over me
like stars.

— Richard Siken, excerpt of Saying Your Names (via camilla-macauley)

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Portrait of Maria Callas In Madame Biki’s atelier, 1950s
Contrary to popular belief, the main purpose of monotheistic religion is not to tell man there is a God, but to tell man he is not God.

— One of my favorite quotes by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (via fleurpoesie)

(Source: lilypurq)

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La confidence by Edmond-François Aman-Jean, 1903

“I said to my soul, be still, and let the dark come upon you.”

T.S. Eliot, East Coker

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Lana Del Rey - Greenwich

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Catherine Deneuve
You were handsome, yes, but I don’t like handsome men, thinking they could have whomever they wanted. I wanted to be, then, the one you could not have. I did not lower my eyes like the other girls when I felt you looking at me.

— Sandra Cisneros (via odetofemininity)

(Source: lifeinpoetry)

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Max Ernst, Une semaine de bonté (1934)
Jesus, Jesus he says, but he’s not praying to Jesus, he’s praying to you, not to your body or your face but to that space you hold at the centre, which is the shape of the universe… How does it feel to be a god… ?

Margaret Atwood, from “Worship,” Murder in the Dark  (via themaraudersaredead)

(Source: lifeinpoetry)

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But at that time, poor thing that I was, I loved to suffer.

— St. Augustine, Confessions, Book III (via circke)

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Discovering Esme Vie in Paris…