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Meanwhile in my head, I'm undergoing open-heart surgery - Anne Sexton
86"It is a general sense of the poetry of existence that overcomes me. I have the sense of the flight of time; and this shores up my emotions." - Virginia Woolf, from a diary entry
241"I’m beginning to miss you horribly. It’s not yet sorrow or anything tragic, it’s more like some food I’m lacking: I’ve enough just to vegetate, but always with an empty feeling in my stomach and a certain languor — whereas with you I used to be vigorous." - Simone de Beauvoir, from Letters To Sartre
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gym-leader-merida:

if you don’t terrify people a little bit then what’s the point

(via saevuss)

112"But, my love, what barren nourishment — all these people who aren’t you! How I’d like something solid, something true!" - Simone de Beauvoir, from Letters To Sartre
122"Everything I live through is lived through in order to tell you about it, so that it makes a little enrichment of your own life." - Simone de Beauvoir, from Letters To Sartre
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melancolieuse:

Granville - Le Slow

Je ne veux pas danser un slow avec toi
Oh non non je ne peux vraiment pas 
Danser danser un slow avec toi oh non

163"I’m not bored, I’m not unhappy, I’ll never be unhappy as long as I have you — even far away from me." - Simone de Beauvoir, from Letters To Sartre
107"I relapsed into a feeling of horror — always that blank horror, devoid even of any concrete regrets." - Simone de Beauvoir, from Letters To Sartre
200"I’m with you, I feel your presence in every one of my thoughts —" - Simone de Beauvoir, from Letters To Sartre
164"I’m not thinking about the day when I’ll see you again, any more than I ever evoke our past — I too am blocked against all memory. But I don’t need to see you — I’m not separated from you, I’m still in the same world as you. You should know that I’m calm, involved, not at all unhappy — I have no regret, no desire, no hope for anything. I’m easy in my mind about you, and this ease of mind comes from the absolute certainty I now have that, if the worst were to happen to you, I should no longer live either […]" - Simone de Beauvoir, from Letters To Sartre
140"Everything’s so full, so necessary, and so happy, with you — your self — my true life. I love you and long to see you. How I need you! How wretched I’d be if you didn’t exist!" - Simone de Beauvoir, from Letters To Sartre
355"But I miss you to the point of anguish. I’d like to see you and have you to myself — just to myself — for a long, long while." - Simone de Beauvoir, from Letters To Sartre
316"I’m quite choked with tenderness for you, my love, it makes me a bit pathetic to love you so much." -  Simone de Beauvoir, from Letters To Sartre
tornandfrayed:

Simone de Beauvoir at the funeral of Jean-Paul Sartre at the Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris (19th of April 1980)
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