"and I am out with lanterns, looking for myself."
— Emily Dickinson, Letters of Emily Dickinson, edited by Mabel Loomis Todd (via lonachu)
(Source: litverve, via the-call-du-vide)
"Whether a flower in my hand or a gun in my hand, I’d give it all up for your hand in my hand / For the sun on my skin as the morning begins, I’d die in the dark just to feel your skin on my skin."
— King Charles Love Lust
"You have a place in my heart no one else ever could have."
— F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Ice Palace (via irgendwo-ins-nirgendwo)
(Source: sunst0ne, via lostcause2390)
"The sclera of our eyes lost its dark coloration somewhere on the route between chimpanzee and human. With the whites of my eyes as a backdrop to my bright blue irises, the direction of my gaze becomes plainly distinct…What pure disappointment these evolutionary developments might have been to their first bearers. Just when they thought their attention was private, now everyone else could read it on their faces. It could be no worse if a Magic Marker traced a circle around your genitals when you feel attracted to someone, or your forehead scrolled the text rambling through your head in private thoughts."
— On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes- Alexandra Horowitz p82-3 (via thefistofartemis)