Romantic. Dreamer. Cynic. Guardian.
"I guess humans like to watch a little destruction. Sand castles, houses of cards, that's where they begin. Their great skill is their capacity to escalate."
- The Book Thief, Markus Zusak
Questions welcome and encouraged.
- Nelson Mandela has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announces. (via think-progress)
scientists tell us that all water
is old water,
that there is no room for originality,
that everything is recycled.
the anguish of Achilles bleeding out
face-down in the Trojan dirt
mingles with that of a stockbroker caught
in the ebb and flow of the markets,
and what I am trying to say is that the tears
navigating south through the canyons on your face
may have once wet the cheeks
of Alexander the Great
for the same reason.
- The Onion Girl, Charles de Lint, p. 38