I Am Half Sick of Shadows

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Story of a dress - Lyrota - Persephone Dress

10/10 would wear as queen of elves

Another fine example of the ongoing collaboration between Twilfitt and Tattings and the Beery Greenhouses. This gown is more adventurous than previous works; instead of simply incorporating the flowers and petals, actual branches have been included.

The purchase contract for this dress involves ongoing expenses for maintenance of the charms that keep the branches alive and well.

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Nobody told you. Nobody explained. You’re just shoved out, kicking and screaming into this human life, without any idea why any of it feels the way it feels, or why this confusion, which feels like it’s a hair’s breadth from terror or pain. You know, just when you think you do understand, it’ll turn out you’re wrong. You didn’t understand anything at all.
Castiel, Supernatural, 9x06 (via destiny2u)

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And I do not love my kind. I detest them. I pass them by. I let them break on me like dirty rain drops. No longer can I summon up that energy which, when it sees one of these dry little shapes floating past, or rather stuck on the rock, sweeps round them, steeps them, infuses them, nerves them, and so finally fills them and creates them. Once I had a gift for doing this, and a passion, and it made parties arduous and exciting. So when I wake early now I luxuriate most in a whole day alone; a day of easy natural poses, a little printing; slipping tranquilly off into the deep water of my own thoughts navigating the underworld […]
Virginia Woolf, from a diary entry (via malefactum)

(Source: violentwavesofemotion, via malefactum)

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