The cool, bright face which didn't ask for anything, which simply existed, waiting—it was an empty face, he thought; a face that could change with any wind of expression. One could dream into it anything. It was like a beautiful empty house waiting for carpets and pictures. It had all possibilities—it could become a palace … Continue reading FETISHES
THE PERFECT LOVE STORY Once a son was born to Mercury and the goddess Venus, and he was brought up by the naiads in Ida's caves. In his features, it was easy to trace resemblance to his father and to his mother. He was called after them, too, for his name was Hermaphroditus. As soon as … Continue reading Let me enjoy your love in secret
On Love (Reblogged) Today, love is on my mind. Have you ever heard of a Japanese Koan? A koan is like a riddle – “what is the sound of one hand clapping?” is an example of a koan. In other terms, a burning question. It is often the question that creates the seeker on the road … Continue reading What is love?
To love is to die and be born again in another world, to slough the skin of the terrene and be robed in all the supernal glory of the celestial. Love changes as Death, it effaces the past, it brightens the future, beautifies as the hand of some mystic artist, all misery, all sorrow, all … Continue reading None but the dead can know the worth of love