My blood is alive with many voices telling me I am made of longing.
- Rilke
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"   With her curly hair and strange mind, she sang madrigals at night in the dorm.   "
Sheila Kohler, Cracks (via theperfumemaker)
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"   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)
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"   I conversed with you in a dream.   "
Sappho’s fragment 134 (via girlinlondon)
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