we can only blame ourselves, so come sit with me in the dark. it’s half-past nowhere. everywhere. — Charles Bukowski, from “Come On In!,” Come On In!: New Poems (Canongate Books, 2008) Advertisements
The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. ― Dan Brown, Inferno. (Doubleday; First Edition edition, May 14, 2013) Originally
I feel your lap burn and your kisses travel shaping fresh swallows in sleep. — Pablo Neruda, from “Alliance (Sonata),” Residence on Earth. (New Directions Publishing Corporation, January 1973) Originally published 933.
My heart has been stabbed by grace. — Arthur Rimbaud, A Season In Hell. (Bulfinch; Reprint edition February 1, 1998) Originally published 1873.