Flowers for Messiahs (excerpt)

In Non-Fiction on March 28, 2015 at 4:37 am

To be loved, be lovable. —Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid).

So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other — Jesus, son of Mary

It is better to love than to be loved. — Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone then San Francesco d’Assisi (St. Francis of Assisi).

I see you are already as timid as a slave: you might as well be in love.”― Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. —Victor Hugo

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.— Angela Anaïs Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell (Anaïs Nin)

Where there is love there is life. —Mahatma Gandhi

Love? What is it? Most natural painkiller. What there is. Love – William Seward Burroughs.

“Love will tear us apart again.” Ian Curtis

“Love is or it ain’t. Thin love ain’t love at all. — Chloe Ardelia Wofford (Toni Morrison)

You said, ‘I love you.’ Why is it that the most unoriginal thing we can say to one another is still the thing we long to hear? ‘I love you’ is always a quotation. You did not say it first and neither did I, yet when you say it and when I say it we speak like savages who have found three words and worship them.― Jeanette Winterson

The Hours of a Julian Year: Aria, 987 A.D.—-

In Poetry on March 18, 2015 at 12:01 am


The Life and Death of Owen Densmore

In Fiction on March 10, 2015 at 8:11 pm



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