"Seeing someone read a book you love is seeing a book recommend a person."
— Reddit user coolstoryreddit (via communified)
"I dream of lost vocabularies that might express some of what we no longer can."
— Jack Gilbert, excerpt from “The Forgotten Dialect Of The Heart” (via larmoyante)
"I have always loved the gaps, the spaces between things, as much as the things. I love staring, pondering, mulling, puttering. I love the times when someone or something is late—there’s that rich possibility of noticing more, in the meantime…Poetry calls us to pause. There is so much we overlook, while the abundance around us continues to shimmer, on its own."
— Naomi Shihab Nye, from Contemporary Authors (via losed)
(Source: violentwavesofemotion, via lonehands)