By B.K.
Date: 2019 Sep 06
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A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
Jean Cocteau

Your feelings so are important to write down, to capture, and to remember because today you're heartbroken, but tomorrow you'll be in love again." - Taylor Swift

"You will never be able to experience everything. So, please, do poetical justice to your soul and simply experience yourself." - Albert Camus

The curves of your lips rewrite history." - Oscar Wilde

"May I kiss you then? On this miserable paper? I might as well open the window and kiss the night air." - Franz Kafka@writeyourselfalive

Summer for prose and lemons, for nakedness and languor,
for the eternal idleness of the imagined return,
for rare flutes and bare feet, and the August bedroom of tangled sheets…" - Derek Walcott

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the streets at dawn looking for an angry fix angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of the night.” - Allen Ginsberg

"... the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes “Awww!”
― Jack Kerouac

“Vulnerability is the most accurate measurement of courage.” - Brené Brown

Words dazzle and deceive because they are mimed by the face. But black words on a white page are the soul laid bare.” - Guy de Maupassant

“The purpose of art is to turn blood into ink.” - T.S.Eliot

"I want to write about people who dream and wait for the night to end, who long for the light so they can hold the ones they love." - Haruki Murakami

"Life without illusion is a ghastly affair." - Virginia Woolf
Write Yourself Alive

Find what you love and let it kill you." - Charles Bukowski

"He was conscious of nothing except the blankness of the page in front of him, the itching of the skin above his ankle, the blaring of the music, and a slight booziness caused by the gin." - George Orwell

"She writes things with her movements that I for the life of me could never write with a pen." - Christopher Poindexter

Put your soul in the palm of my hand for me to look at, like a crystal jewel. I'll sketch it in words..." - Yasunari Kawabata

"Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash." - Leonard Cohen