I take much pleasure in being alone but there is also a strange warm grace in not being alone.
Charles Bukowski (via weshallhaveprettywords)
You unstreak in the sun.
Carrie Murphy, from “Drugstore Lipstick” (via weissewiese)
It’s beauty that captures your attention; personality that captures your heart.
How frail the human heart must be — a mirrored pool of thought.
Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath. (via sylviaplath-quotes)
Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything.
There is a sacred power in the innately feminine capacity of giving birth. It is one of the elemental, continuing processes of nature that women have the chance to experience, and it is the one act of human creation that is not shared by men. Why would we not want to explore this territory?
I crave space. It charges my batteries. It helps me breathe. Being around people can be so exhausting, because most of them love to take and barely know how to give. Except for a rare few.