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thefashiondontlivewithoutvogue:

"Temptation": Joan Smalls & Sam Riley by Sean + Seng for Dazed & Confused October 2012
Apr 16, 2014 / 20 notes

thefashiondontlivewithoutvogue:

"Temptation": Joan Smalls & Sam Riley by Sean + Seng for Dazed & Confused October 2012

You may
blame Aphrodite

soft as she is

she has almost
killed me with
love for that boy.
Sappho, Blame Aphrodite (via camilla-macauley)

(via vibiasabina)

Apr 15, 2014 / 964 notes
I am the sea and nobody owns me.
Pippi Longstocking (1997)

(via thepedigreeofhoney)

Apr 15, 2014 / 32,407 notes

'The heavens as they were on April 25, 1384' by the Persian polymath Mahmud ibn Yahya ibn al-Hasan al-Kashi (completed between 1410 - 11)
Apr 15, 2014 / 2,313 notes

'The heavens as they were on April 25, 1384' by the Persian polymath Mahmud ibn Yahya ibn al-Hasan al-Kashi (completed between 1410 - 11)

(via petrichour)

ma-demoiselle-cherie:

Versailles, le petit Trianon
Apr 15, 2014 / 9,951 notes

ma-demoiselle-cherie:

Versailles, le petit Trianon

(via divinefruit)

You worship the blood
you call it hysterical bleeding
you want to drink it like milk
you dip your finger into it and write
you faint at the smell of it
you dream of dumping me into the sea.
Adrienne Rich, from Waking In The Dark (via violentwavesofemotion)
Apr 15, 2014 / 262 notes
At this point, it’s perversity that keeps me writing.
When asked why she wrote her new book, Helen Oyeyemi said this.  (via millionsmillions)

(via witching)

Apr 14, 2014 / 57 notes
Apr 14, 2014 / 258 notes

Oberon, Titania and Puck with Fairies Dancing (1786)
William Blake
Apr 13, 2014 / 6,078 notes

Oberon, Titania and Puck with Fairies Dancing (1786)

William Blake

(via arosary)

kunst-art-kunst:


Saint Matilda by Francisco de Zurbaran
Apr 13, 2014 / 146 notes

kunst-art-kunst:

Saint Matilda by Francisco de Zurbaran

(via jaded-mandarin)

sixpenceee:

UVA, School of Medicine, Cadavar Society, 1909, posing with specimens
Apr 12, 2014 / 1,379 notes

sixpenceee:

UVA, School of Medicine, Cadavar Society, 1909, posing with specimens

(via fyeahgothicromance)

Apr 12, 2014 / 10,904 notes

slavocracy:

A Song of Ice and Fire women & Pre-Raphaelite Art (+ associated artists): 

Joan of Arc (1865), John Everett Millais
- Night (1880-85), Edward Robert Hughes
Ophelia (1894), John William Waterhouse
Vanity (1907), Frank Cadogan Cowper
Mary Magdalene (1858-60), Frederick Sandys
The Soul of the Rose (1908), John William Waterhouse
Circe Offering the Cup to Ulysses (1891), John William Waterhouse
- Priestess of Delphi (1891), John Collier
The Beloved (1865), Dante Gabriel Rossetti
The Valykrie’s Vigil (1906), Edward Robert Hughes

(via unhistorical)

Apr 12, 2014 / 153 notes

awritersruminations:

The wind is level now, the earth is wet with dew,
the storm of stars in the sky will turn to quiet.
And soon all of us will sleep under the earth, we
who never let each other sleep above it.

—Marina Tsvetaeva, from “I know the truth” (translated by Elaine Feinstein)

Apr 12, 2014 / 241 notes

awritersruminations:

Love is flesh, it is a
     flower flooded with blood.

—Marina Tsvetaeva, from “Poem of the End” (translated by Elaine Feinstein)

stagandserpent:

"The Tallest Forest" (2010)
Apr 11, 2014 / 575 notes

stagandserpent:

"The Tallest Forest" (2010)

(via uromancy)