once tamed

metaphorformetaphor:

For a few moments they sat looking at one another in silence, holding each other’s hands. During this time his sense of dismay and catastrophe were almost physically painful; all round him he seemed to hear the shiver of broken glass which, as it fell to earth, left him sitting in the open air.

—Virginia Woolf, from The Voyage Out. Mariner Books, 2003

I like it when somebody gets excited about something. It’s nice. J.D Salinger (via story-dj)
lakequiet:

hirundinem:

Robert Frost / The road not taken, Mountain interval (1916).

Always worth reblogging!

lakequiet:

hirundinem:

Robert Frost / The road not taken, Mountain interval (1916).

Always worth reblogging!

And you tried to change, didn’t you? Closed your mouth more. Tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake… You can’t make homes out of human beings. Someone should have already told you that. And if he wants to leave, then let him leave. You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love. Warsan Shire, For Women Who Are Difficult To Love  (via fawun)

(Source: hello-lolo, via inthetopofboredom)

Once you had put the pieces back together, even though you may look intact, you were never quite the same as you’d been before the fall. Jodi Picoult (via observando)

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