Reading, she tells me, is what she does best. She loves it because it uses the whole of her, the right and the left, the hemispheres of reason and imagination. She discovered as a child that a closed book is a darkness anyone can enter, not a scary darkness like a basement or a storm, but a comforting one that wrapped her up neatly inside a world she could control.
Jenny Hubbard, Paper Covers Rock (via quoted-books)
You will always be
a perfect memory
of a first love
Mariah Gordon-Dyke (via larmoyante)
“When your heart is broken you plant seeds in the cracks and you pray for rain.”
— Andrea Gibson (via mylittlebookofquotes)