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Daughter - Smoke

Light floods in, heaven we’re blind
Then slowly suffocating, we’re dying

"Life escapes; and perhaps without life nothing else is worthwhile."

- Virginia Woolf, from Modern Fiction (via violentwavesofemotion)

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Virginia Woolf’s working table, photographed by Gisèle Freund (1965)

"No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself."

- Virginia Woolf

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“Pea Blossoms” (1890) by Sir Edward John Poynter (1836-1919).

Vanity - Gustave Leonard de Jonghe
19th century

"For him, it was liberating to be alone, small amidst the vast universe."

- Tove Jansson, Moominpappa at sea

viα la-petite-queen: Boy Reading (detail).1861

"You ache with it all; and the more mysterious it is, the more you ache."

- Fyodor Dostoevsky, from Notes From The Underground (via violentwavesofemotion)

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