fickle finger of fate

Name is Abrar, like to read, write and travel. I mostly re-blog on this one.

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“It’s all been so beastly lovely,
This mad river,
The gouging
Plundering
Madness
That I would wish upon
Nobody
But myself,
Amen.”

Charles Bukowski (via introspectivepoet)

“Sometimes skulls are thick. Sometimes hearts are vacant. Sometimes words don’t work.”

– James Frey, A Million Little Pieces (via wordsnquotes)

“The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.”

– Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms (via quotes-shape-us)

“If you think you can grasp me, think again
my story flows in more than one direction
a delta springing from the riverbed
with its five fingers spread.”

Adrienne Rich, “Delta” (via hush-syrup)

“He’s lost something, some illusion I used to think was necessary to him. He’s come to realize he too is human. Or is this a performance, for my benefit, to show me he’s up-to-date? Maybe men shouldn’t have been told about their own humanity. It’s only made them uncomfortable. It’s only made them trickier, slier, more evasive, harder to read.”

– margaret atwood (via kdecember)

“i said to the sun, tell me about the big bang. the sun said, it hurts to become.

– andrea gibson, i sing the body electric, especially when my power’s out   (via abscidium)