“There’s no earthly way of knowing Which direction they are going! There’s no knowing where they’re rowing, Or which way the river’s flowing! Is it raining, is it snowing Is a hurricane a-blowing…” Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory        

Wrapped in silence

“I want to stay a while, wrapped in silence, the way the trees and rocks and the ground beneath my feet are wrapped in moss and ivy and soft, green lichen.” Cathy Cassidy, Scarlett


“Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress.” Coco Chanel


“In this story I am the poet You’re the poetry.” Arzum Uzun


“If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive.” Audre Lorde

Smiling is infectious

“Smiling is infectious, you catch it like the flu, When someone smiled at me today, I started smiling too.” Karen McLendon-Laumann


“We were wild, we were crazy, we were mostly young.” Kenny Chesney

Yasna & Kaloyan

“When you live for many hundreds of years, you know that every opportunity will come again.” Philip Pullman, The Golden Compass


“If you ask me what I want, I’ll tell you. I want everything.” Kathy Acker

Beautiful things

“Sometimes beautiful things come into our lives out of nowhere. We can’t always understand them, but we have to trust in them. I know you want to question everything, but sometimes it pays to just have a little faith.” Lauren Kate, Torment