I caught the darkness Drinking from your cup I said, “Is this contagious?” You said, “Just drink it up.” Leonard Cohen

Rijksmuseum’s library, Amsterdam

“Let us cultivate our garden.” Voltaire

My heart is with you Charleston

“You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, but still, like air, I’ll rise!” ― Maya Angelou


“Stay little Valentine, stay Each day is Valentines day.” Listening to Chet Baker to start the week

Mood of the day

“Forever is composed of nows.” Emily Dickinson


“In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.” Blaise Pascal

Lost in the night

“I got lost in the night, without the light of your eyelids, and when the night surrounded me I was born again: I was the owner of my own darkness.” ― Pablo Neruda

Sometimes with the Heart

“Sometimes with the Heart Seldom with the Soul Scarcer once with the Might Few—love at all.” Emily Dickinson

Mood of the day

“Always be a poet, even in prose.” ― Charles Baudelaire

The Dying Swan

Dedicated to the memory of Maya Plisetskaya.