this above all, to refuse to be a victim. unless i can do that i can do nothing. i have to recant, give up the old belief that I am powerless and because of it nothing i can do will ever hurt anyone … withdrawing is no longer possible and the alternative is death.
-surfacing. margaret atwood. 1972.
this sums up my brain always.
eva galli in ghost story. peter straub. 1979.
This is how we spent our Wednesday night.
these are my best friends. this is why i haven’t been updating.
this right here is the story of my fucking life
a savage place! as holy and enchanted
as e’er beneath a waning moon was haunted
by woman wailing for her demon-lover!
-samuel taylor coleridge. kubla khan. 1797.
i would wear THE SHIT out of this.
anaïs nin. the diary of anaïs nin, volume ii.