— Audre Lorde (via divinehours)
Pic of a Tibetan Mastiff from the Qing dynasty.
— Adrienne Rich (via larmoyante)
n. the subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place, as maladapted to your surroundings as a seal on a beach—lumbering, clumsy, easily distracted, huddled in the company of other misfits, unable to recognize the ambient roar of your intended habitat, in which you’d be fluidly, brilliantly, effortlessly at home.
Francesco Solimena. Detail from Diana and Endymion, 1710.