they left me with your shadow, saying things like Life is not fair & i believed them for a long time. but today, i remembered the way you laughed and the heat of your hand in mine and i knew that life is more fair than we can ever imagine if we are there to live it. -brian andreas
“the painter’s eye attends to birth and death together, seeing a single energy momently manifest in every form, as in the tree growing of the tree exploding from the seed not more nor less than from the void condensing down and in, summoning sun and rain.” - howard nemerov
“It is all worth it. Every day, even a sad day blurred by headaches and filled with business meetings, is magical and infinite. This dance, this particular proton dance, will never come again. This tune we’re too busy to hear will not be played again. Never forget to be thankful for your life.” —Jeffrey Zeldman cf. Seneca tried to calm the sense of injustice in his readers by...