Helping me to arrive at the place I want to be without discounting the importance of the glorious journey.
by Aegle Charis
Freedom from bondage is oh so sadly contradictory.
"I love you for the grief that lurks within
Your languid spirit, and because you wear
Corruption with a vague and childish air,
And with your beauty know the depths of sin;
Because shame cuts and holds you like a gin,
And virtue dies in you slain by despair,
Since evil has you tangled in its snare
And triumphs on the soul good cannot win.
I love you since you know remorse and tears,
And in your troubled loveliness appears
The spot of ancient crimes that writhe and hiss:
I love you for your hands that calm and bless,
The perfume of your sad and slow caress,
The avid poison of your subtle kiss."
- Sonnet Macabre, Theodore Wratislaw
"Because," announces Tristran, "every lover is in his heart a madman, and in his head a minstrel."
- Tristran Thorne - Stardust - Neil Gaiman
The process justifies the outcome. Mostly.
Hey, Massachusetts, how come Galatea gets to lounge around in her boobies, but I can’t? Hmm?
Tumbled in Beauty
"Now crawling I position myself
Below your broken wings
I lift your feathered left arm
Where you hide your heart from me
I never noticed it was swollen
With the touch of brutal pain
I never knew a heart could live inside
The rust from all your rain"
- Blue October - Drilled a Wire Through My Cheek