Brewing hot tea is a blend of invocation and harmony of the elements.
Earth, represented by the plants you are brewing.
Water, the medium in which that plants are infuse into.
Fire, heats the water so that the fusion may occur.
Air, the steam and smell rising from the brew.
"Your library is your portrait."
"All great art has madness, and quite a lot of bad art has it, too."
"When he offers his lips, go for his throat."
"If tomorrow, women woke up and decided they really liked their bodies, just think how many industries would go out of business."
"Love who you love while you have them. That’s all you can do. Let them go when you must. If you know how to love, you’ll never run out."
I love collecting Book Depository’s bookmarks. They’re so beautiful!
"I don’t want to fade away, I want to flame away - I want my death to be an attraction, a spectacle, a mystery. A work of art."
---Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad
when you see a map or a family tree at the front of a novel you know that shit is gonna get complicated
"If I’m an ass, I should say so. If I don’t, somebody else will. If I say it first, that disarms them."
"I have sea foam in my veins, I understand the language of waves."
---Jean Cocteau, Le Testament d’Orphée (1960)
"My tears would drown the world, as my inner fire would reduce it to ashes."
July book photo challenge day 23: Summer love