"After all this time?"

The sun is perfect and you woke this morning. You have enough language in your mouth to be understood. You have a name, and someone wants to call it. Five fingers on your hand and someone wants to hold it. If we just start there, every beautiful thing that has and will ever exist is possible. If we start there, everything, for a moment, is right in the world.

Warsan Shire (via petrichour)

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Rosa ‘Grace’ (by Jacky Parker Floral Art)

A spider reaches the liberty of space by means of its own thread.

The Lowland, Jhumpa Lahiri (via quotesfromliterature) —

I wonder how biology can explain the physical pain you feel in your chest when all you want to do is be with someone.

Dan Howell  (via petrichour)

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But the pleasant thing is to wake early, throw open the window, and lie reading in bed.

Edward Fitzgerald, from a letter to W. F. Pollock, May 3, 1840 (via twotonmantaray)

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If you’re happy in a dream…does that count? The happiness–does it count?

From The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy (via hush-syrup) —