n. the desire to be struck by disaster—to survive a plane crash, to lose everything in a fire, to plunge over a waterfall—which would put a kink in the smooth arc of your life, and forge it into something hardened and flexible and sharp, not just a stiff prefabricated beam that barely covers the gap between one end of your life and the other.
Miu Miu S/S 2014
I always feel: when one person is indebted to another for something very special, that indebtedness should remain a secret between just the two of them.
Beach Baby | Bon Iver
I just held my breath and jumped. I didn’t even look to see if there was water in the pool.