" With her curly hair and strange mind, she sang madrigals at night in the dorm. "
Sheila Kohler, Cracks (via theperfumemaker)
" In ancient Egypt, the lotus flower (a plant of the waterlily family) was believed to be a sacred, life-giving force. According to mythology, the sun god, Ra, was imprisoned in a lotus bud ‘before the beginning of the world’ and emerged from the blossoming flower with his solar disc, giving him the name ‘the god who rises from the great lotus.’ "
Andrea Frownfelter, Flower Symbolism as Female Sexual Metaphor (via theperfumemaker)
" I conversed with you in a dream. "
Sappho’s fragment 134 (via girlinlondon)