Posts Tagged ‘Empty’

(one more time, thank you brainpickings for the great tip!)

“You can be lonely anywhere, but there is a particular flavour to the loneliness that comes from living in a city, surrounded by millions of people.”

[The Lonely City] Olivia Laing (2016)

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“There’s just this for consolation: an hour here or there when our lives seem, against all odds and expectations, to burst open and give us everything we’ve ever imagined, though everyone but children (and perhaps even they) know these hours will inevitably be followed by others, far darker and more difficult.” (p. 225)

[The Hours] Michael Cunningham (1998)

[Routine] Julien Douvier (2013)

Alan Watts on Death, animated short film

[Play for Today morningselfie] Luceni Hellebrandt (2015)

“Did it matter, then, she asked herself, walking toward Bond Street. Did it matter that she must inevitably cease, completely. All this must go on without her. Did she resent it? Or did it not become consoling to believe that death ended absolutely? It is possible to die. It is possible to die.”

[The Hours] Michael Cunningham (1998)