“Inspiration is the unforseen quality, the muse that assails at the hidden hour.” — Patti Smith, Devotion Happy birthday, Patti!
The world is a blurred version of itself marred, lovely, and flawed. It is enough. -Jane Hirshfield, from “Autumn Quince”
“Wasn’t friendship its own miracle, the finding of another person who made the entire lonely world seem somehow less lonely?” — From A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
“The poem, the song, the picture, is only water drawn from the well of the people, and it should be given back to them in a cup of beauty so they may drink — and in drinking understand themselves.” — Federico Garcia Lorca