Focused and pointed she was, buried in the depths of her star, swallowed in its peace and strength; and not feeling her flesh growing cold, cold as the rain that fell from the invisible sky upon the doomed living and the dead that never dies.
—Richard Wright, from “Bright and Morning Star” (via the-final-sentence)
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R1-07101-013A by Naeviviang on Flickr.

R1-07101-013A by Naeviviang on Flickr.

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Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear.
—Ezra Pound (via writingquotes)
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Good thing the residents of Versailles were book fans.

Good thing the residents of Versailles were book fans.

Spent some time at the lovely, original Shakespeare and Co bookstore in Paris. What an amazing refuge for book-lovers through the decades!

Currently in the city of light for the first part of my spring break! Will make sure to track down all my favorite authors’ old haunts. Hemingway and Fitzgerald, watch out I’m on your tail…

Currently in the city of light for the first part of my spring break! Will make sure to track down all my favorite authors’ old haunts. Hemingway and Fitzgerald, watch out I’m on your tail…

She wanted to die, but she also wanted to live in Paris.
—Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary (via fables-of-the-reconstruction)
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by Maureen Sill

by Maureen Sill

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uncertaintimes:

When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
~ Erasmus  #

uncertaintimes:

When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.

~ Erasmus  #

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