→ Dec 2013 "I like these people swarming on the sidewalks, wedged into a little space of houses and canals, hemmed in by fogs, cold lands, and the sea steaming like a wet wash. I like them, for they are double. They are here and elsewhere."
— Albert Camus, The Fall
→ Dec 2013 "Know that the magnificent variety
of the clouds and the weather comes from
The total simplicity of the sun and the moon."
→ Dec 2013 "Never are voices so beautiful as on a winter’s evening, when dusk almost hides the body, and they seem to issue from nothingness with a note of intimacy seldom heard by day."
— Virginia Woolf,from Night and Day (Duckworth, 1919)
→ Dec 2013 "I feel frozen, standing, waiting for the lights to change. I hear nothing. I feel irrelevant. I feel dreamy. It is almost dream like, self created silence."
— Daul Kim.
→ Nov 2013 "Words carry oceans on their small backs."
— Lidia Yuknavitch, The Chronology of Water.
→ Nov 2013 "To be a bird is to be more intensely alive than any other living creature, man included. Birds have hotter blood, brighter colors, stronger emotions… they live in a world that is always present, mostly full of joy."
— Norman J. Berrill, quoted in Caspar Henderson’s wondrous Book of Barely Imagined Beings.
→ Nov 2013 "'Looming' is a word from the sea. 'Glim' is too, though in our daily usage we have transformed 'glim' into 'glimpse' and 'glimmer'. On the horizons of the sea - as we see them from the decks of ships or from the beach - things loom through the glim. For a moment, on the glims shimmering light and haze we see beyond the horizon, beyond the ordinary limits of our vision."
— Greg Dening from Readings/Writings