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"You don’t read or overhear the voice in the poem, you are the voice in the poem."

- Helen Vendler  (via theparisreview)

ghadeel:

Jana Romanova a Russian photographer captures couples in their sleep to explore their cultural attitude inside their families. Since she didn’t want them to pose she had to stick around their house till they fall asleep deeply and she would take the picture at 5-6 am. The project was named “Waiting” as they are parents to be.


"when people don’t really care about their appearance and one can see their attitude to each other and to this life that is growing inside their family."

(via set-me-freeeeee)

"I take pleasure in my transformations. I look quiet and consistent, but few know how many women there are in me."

- Anaïs Nin (via oraclesfox)

(Source: misswallflower, via withoutmapsinourhands)

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But I guess ultimately what scares me about marriage is where do you find this person? You know a lot of times, most successful relationships, people meet through work, school, mutual friends.

But what’s most interesting to me is when people just meet in life, just randomly.

You know, I have a friend, he got married, I asked him like “Hey, uh, where’d you meet your wife?” He was like “I was leaving Bed, Bath & Beyond. I was looking for my car - I drive a gray Prius. I saw a different gray Prius, I thought it was mine, I walked up to it, I realized I had the wrong car, but I bumped into Carol, we started talking, that was that”. That’s unbelievable.

Think about all the random factors that had to come together to make this one moment possible - this one moment that changed these two people’s entire lives:

First off, this guy has to live in this particular town. Then he has to get a gray Prius. Then he has to need to go to Bed, Bath & Beyond. Then he has to go to that particular Bed, Bath & Beyond. Then there has to be another guy who also lives in town, also drives a gray Prius, also needs to go to Bed, Bath & Beyond, also goes to that particular Bed, Bath & Beyond at around the same time. Then they have to both park somewhat near each other, my friend has to leave before the other guy leaves, see the wrong Prius, think it’s his, walk up to it. Then the woman, Carol, needs to be near the wrong gray Prius for a million other random reasons. They bump into each other, they start talking, their entire lives are changed.

That’s the most amazing and terrifying thing about life.

It is, cause the amazing thing is that at any moment, any one of us can have that moment that totally changes our lives. You could be leaving the show tonight, bump into someone… it could change your life. You don’t know, that could happen.

The terrifying thing is… what if we’re all supposed to be at Bed Bath & Beyond right now?

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- Aziz Ansari (via exoticwild)

(Source: mark-my-wordss, via withoutmapsinourhands)

"And you became like the coffee,
in the deliciousness, and the bitterness and the addiction."

-  Mahmoud Darwish  (via ginmar)

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"This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play."

- Alan Watts(via ourdreamscometruethings)

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withoutmapsinourhands:

if i have learned anything at twenty three years of age, it is to be endlessly and always OPEN. life will give you a million reasons to test this, but fight hard, fight with everything you got to always remain open to possibilities. im in constant flux, but i can tell you, the less i resist, the…