cupid makes fools of us all
Pages full of silly litter,
Tears a handful sour and bitter;
All a fool the author hold,
But their zest who can unfold?
– A Dream of Red Mansion
goose goose duck
swan swan skygoose????
‘Tis what time three meets five, Selene is a globe!
Her pure rays fill the court, the jadelike rails enrobe!
Lo! in the heavens her disk to view doth now arise,
And in the earth below to gaze men lift their eyes.
– Dream of Red Mansion
“Perhaps a lunatic was simply a minority of one.”
– George Orwell, 1984
Dort, wo man Bücher verbrennt, verbrennt man am Ende auch Menschen.
– Heinrich Heine
i put my hand out, unfolded, into the sunlight
– Margaret Atwood
a gift, from one friend to another
Han Qing-jao undergoes a grueling test to be confirmed as a godspoken girl on her home planet of Path.
Alas! the sleeping Kraken rises in search of coffee.