I don’t love you as if you were the salt-rose, topaz, or arrow of carnations that propagate fire: I love you as certain dark things are loved, secretly, between the shadow and the soul.
Pabloe Neruda, excerpt from Love Sonnet XVII
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It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Shadows of a Hand: The Drawings of Victor Hugo, c. 1866 

Shadows of a Hand: The Drawings of Victor Hugo, c. 1866 

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Now, you can search the world for pretty girls
'T
il your eyes are weak and dim -
But don’t go swimming with the mermaid, Son,
I
f you don’t know how to swim…

Shel Silverstein, Mermaid

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