Apr 17Liked by Despy Boutris

I adore this selection of quotes. They are making me feel so many feelings, big and small. Thank you!

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“there are no events but thoughts and the heart’s hard turning, the heart’s slow learning where to love and whom. The rest is merely gossip, and tales for other times”

it is autumn in Australia. teething on vowel shifts... i often think of how the leaves move my bones in their falling:

"I suspect the world remembers everything—

time and bones and words flung together,

and me in it, suspecting. If we can believe

in photons—entities that possess movement

but not mass, and if the spirit, too

is made of light—then who am I to say

I haven’t lived before—or you,

and thus this tenderness?

Who am I to doubt that grace

is elemental like fire—or that souls

have no need of us, finally?"

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