La Pivoine

Men are made for happiness, and he who is happy had the right to day to himself, 'I am doing God's will in earth.'- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

What a comfort to know that God is a poet.

—Rachel Held Evans (via observando)

I rhyme… to see myself, to set the darkness echoing.

—Seamus Heaney (via observando)

How can I find the words? Poets have taken them all and left me with nothing to say or do. Except to teach me for the first time what they meant.

—Dorothy L. Sayers (via observando)

The same word we love and hate, leaves in different directions, taking different paths.

—Dejan Stojanovic (via observando)

The life we’re given is on a thread, so wear it well.

—Benny Bellamacina (via observando)

Everything that looks too perfect is too perfect to be perfect.

—Dejan Stojanovic (via observando)

Life is a poem most people never read.

—Laurence Overmire (via observando)

Color is the overpowering of black; white – the final victory over black.

—Dejan Stojanovic (via observando)

I loved a woman whose beauty Like the moon moved all the humming heavens to music till the stars with their tiny teeth burst into song and I fell on the ground before her while the sky hardened and she laughed and turned me down softly, I was so young.

—Peter Meinke (via observando)

He knows he will be born again,
And start fresh anew.

—Dejan Stojanovic (via observando)