Arise from sleep, old cat, and with great yawns and stretching amble out for love --Kobayashi Issa Public Domain Image via GoodFreePhotos
In the night, I am kept awake by the endless chatter of my inner self. I hear it speak softly of old hurts and fondly of past loves, while its demands and anxieties resound throughout me in multitudes. I could be calm and composed all day long, but the moment it is dark, my mind … Continue reading Quote for Today: Beau Taplin
You’re lost in your own world, in the things that happen there, and you’ve locked all the doors. Sometimes I look at you sleeping. I wake up and look at you and I feel closer to you when you’re like that, unguarded, than when you’re awake. When you’re awake you’re like someone with … Continue reading Quote for Today: Nicole Krauss
Everyone, at some point in their lives, wakes up in the middle of the night with the feeling that they are all alone in the world, and that nobody loves them now and that nobody will ever love them, and that they will never have a decent night's sleep again and will spend their lives … Continue reading Quote for Today: Lemony Snicket
It's in the morning, for most of us. It's that time, those few seconds, when we're coming out of sleep but we're not really awake yet. For those few seconds we're something more primitive than what we are about to become. We have just slept the sleep of our most distant ancestors, and something of … Continue reading Quote for Today: Jerry Spinelli
"You know that place between sleeping and awake, that place where you can still remember dreaming? That's where I'll always think of you.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan Dedicated with love to the memory of Nicholas McDaniel, faithful cat and friend, April 1996 - September 2013.