Our life in this world to what shall I compare it?
its like an echo
resounding through the mountains
and off into the empty sky
Rising over the swishing grasses, spring sun.
While you were admiring the surface, I saw the shipwrecks, the drowned bodies, the monsters of the deep. ― Alfred de Musset, Lorenzaccio
堕 degenerate / 天 heavens / 使 messenger
Notice or perceive (something) and register it as being significant.
inception + white
Cloudy dawn flower unfolds;
Moon moth gyrates slowly;
Snow maiden lets down her hair,
And in one shining silence,
It slips to earth.
— Man and the Sea, Baudelaire
thorn and frayed + red lights
Seems like a lonely way to live.
"Excellent! I cried. "Elementary," said he.
Higher than the beasts, lower than the angels, stuck in our idiot Eden.
— Tree and Sky by Siegfried Sassoon
Freedom is a length of rope. God wants you to hang yourself with it.