"To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves. It only served to bring the fire down on me! You think that time heals and walls hide things, but it isn’t true, it isn’t true! When things get that deep inside you there isn’t anybody that can change them."
- Federico García Lorca, Blood Wedding, II:1. (via c-ovet)
"What I value the most is the perishable. I love the way it exhausts and refills me. Yes; I love only what vanishes: shaky words, trembling answers, not knowing how to say goodbye, not knowing how to stay inside my head […]"
- Katherine Mansfield, from a journal entry dated 10 January 1910 (via c-ovet)
take these two potatoes and this goat and bring them to the river valley where you will meet an old gypsy named madam zeroni. carry madam zeroni back up the mountain on your back and allow her to drink from the stream while you sing for her. she will give you a necklace of beads. return them to me to complete the quest.