& other sashas

Sun, 19th of October 2014

From What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund.

Sun, 19th of October 2014
Mists of tenderness enfolded mountains of longing.

— From Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov.
Tue, 14th of October 2014

Last Saturday.

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Tue, 14th of October 2014


The progress of love: Life is better now that I’ve found you — The lover crowned (detail) (1771), Jean Honore-Fragonard / Life is Better, Q-Tip ft. Norah Jones.

Thu, 9th of October 2014


Desire to Fall
Azamat Kuliev

Wed, 8th of October 2014


Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary original manuscript.

Tue, 7th of October 2014


Das Wunderzeichenbuch, Augsburg, ca. 1552.

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Mon, 6th of October 2014

Ximena Cristi, Bouquet à  la Fenêtre, 1920.

Mon, 6th of October 2014
It was such rapture that it was pain. She adored him.

— From The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham.
Mon, 6th of October 2014

Cy Twombly, Ferragosto III, 1961.

Mon, 6th of October 2014


We goin’ in — The Singing Butler (1992), Jack Vettriano / Drunk In Love, Beyoncé ft. Jay-Z.

Sat, 4th of October 2014

From the December 11th poem, from Eighteen Days without You, Anne Sexton.

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Fri, 3rd of October 2014

By Jo Cardin.

Fri, 3rd of October 2014
Anonymous asked: go away

imageFrom Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates. 

Thu, 2nd of October 2014
Oh, she had changed, there was no doubt about it. People did change, and a change could be a bloom as well as a withering, couldn’t it? Because that was what it seemed to be: a final bloom, a long-delayed emergence into womanliness.

— From Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates.