Lightly child, lightly.


day after day:



endlessly fragile.

~ Rainer Maria Rilke, from The Poetry of Rilke; “Sonnets to Orpheus


  • Quotes: luthienne. Photo: econoona
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  • Post Title & Inspiration: Aldous Huxley: “It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them.”




  1. …”Endlessly fragile.” That captures it all, doesn’t it?

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  2. and yet we continue in much the same way we have for so long…

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  3. Picture so still
    as if unreal at will
    no breathing
    no pain
    no ripples
    no tears
    no fears…
    more docile than fragile

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  4. yes, endlessly fragile….

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  5. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Hoping for more days after days ….

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