arcana imperii :: the book of j


re: sunday pm

«i looked, as if for the first time. i looked at people and at the order of things for the first time and i saw, i saw simply, and understood simply, understood with every last drop of me all of it – how people have set things up – isn’t the real thing. and so it will not be that way, because i do not wish it.»
~lydia zinovieva-annibal, the tragic menagerie, tr. jane costlow, p.60.

via the eudæmonist.