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Pale Fire

My name is Audrey and that is all you need to know.

arcanja:

. by What fools these Mortals be! on Flickr.
fuqing watching this movie right now!!!!!
om mani padme hum
softpyramid:

Fan KuanTravelers among mountain and streams ca.990–10206 3/4 x 2 1/2 feet large scroll with ink and light coloring 

A lot of novels bully us into assenting to their importance. I’m tired of that.

moviegifsthatrock:

Dead Poets Society [Peter Weir, 1989]

I lean to you, numb as a fossil. Tell me I’m here.

Sylvia Plath  (via thatkindofwoman)

(via la-persienne)

I am convinced that most people do not grow up…We marry and dare to have children and call that growing up. I think what we do is mostly grow old. We carry accumulation of years in our bodies, and on our faces, but generally our real selves, the children inside, are innocent and shy as magnolias.

Maya Angelou (via purplebuddhaproject)
theparisreview:

Before Moby-Dick there was Mocha Dick—not a coffee-chocolate phallus but “a real-life whale … who fought off whalers for decades before being killed by harpoon.” It was a magazine story about Mocha that inspired Melville to write his novel; now, in a new illustrated book, Mocha Dick: The Legend and the Fury, the original whale gets his due.
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