just whispers in the dark; just scars upon your heart

los susurros de la serpentina

27 June
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Ultimately, I guess I'm a cynic, waiting for someone to surprise me. No one ever does. Maybe this makes me a realist.

"The old unseen serpent swallows up the stars."
-- Elizabeth Bishop, "The Starry Night"

"Waterfalls, serpents, green islands, and sleep."
-- Mark Van Doren, "Morning Worship"

"When from our better selves we have too long Been parted by the hurrying world, and droop, Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired, How gracious, how benign, is Solitude."
-- William Wordsworth, "The Prelude"

"There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness."
-- Friedrich Nietzsche, "On Reading and Writing"

"One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy."
-- Aristotle
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