“I’ve always rejected being understood. To be understood is to prostitute oneself. I prefer to be taken seriously for what I’m not, remaining humanly unknown, with naturalness and all due respect”
Wed, 4th Sep — 15 notes
― Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet
The only thing I feel to be really mine is a huge incapacity, a vast emptiness, an incompetence for everything that is life.
Wed, 4th Sep — 86 notes
THE NEATO MOSQUITO SHOW: The Ship ↘
Tue, 27th Aug — 6 notes
to Alison Walsh
Why, for some peep of meaning clear,
Should we ourselves deliver
Up to the stream, which even here
Roars past us like a River?
Frederick Goddard Tuckerman
I did not learn the passengers’ names.
I may have learned them but in the way
that one does not learn the…