• girls
  • girls and witchcraft
  • girls with their nymphomaniac ways
  • girls cutting through wildwood to get to school
  • girls spying through peepholes at their dream person
  • cloistered life
  • abrasively creepy scores
  • long shots of girls riding bikes
  • eeriness and gloom pervading
  • chambermaid-centered stories, their private lives
  • pastoral pretty villages + satanic rituals
  • where everyone is attractive and creepy
  • girls fixated by knives
  • close-ups of shoes as a character walks
  • lovers whispering “i could eat you up”
  • creepy darkened libraries
jul 9 2012 ∞
jul 15 2017 +
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[she was] marching on upon long stalky legs, in tight stockings which had little ladder-like holes at the knees, torn by kneeling in the roads and banks in search of vegetable and mineral treasures...—tess of the d'urbervilles

that 'collected' frightens me. i've only gathered. i always loved everything outdoors, so i made friends and playmates of them. when i learned that the moths die so soon, i saved them especially, because there seemed no wickedness in it.—girl of the limberlost

the lines between my days and nights are blurring. the night is filled with the calls of owls and the smell of daffodils, and i run for miles.—?

if you have ever lived with a girl child you will know that quiet, infuriating retirement into some private world of their own of which they are capable, as well as that stubborn independence in the face o...

aug 12 2012 ∞
jul 21 2017 +
  • ache of modernism
  • stonehenge
  • hardy's fir trees
  • his veggies
  • "romance blood"
  • betokened
  • rabbit-runs
  • tess and her animals
  • exuvia
  • cyclone in the sun
  • terene—of or like earth; earthly
  • sylvan language
  • tess' tomb
  • in love with her own ruin
  • concatenation
  • flower-like mouth
  • thyme-scented morning
  • photosphere
  • tess the cat
  • humid pink & atmospheric
  • a rosy warming apparition
jan 20 2015 ∞
jul 21 2017 +
  • ma petite
  • "why is it ... that such a sweet pretty creature is a schoolteacher—of all dreary things in the world...?"
  • crocodile —a line of schoolchildren walking in pairs ♡
  • "naughty black eyes"
  • pretty little diamond watch
  • picnic like Cleopatra's banquet
  • mother of pearl penknife
  • drugged with rich food and sunshine
  • food: chicken pie, angel cake, jellies, tepid bananas, iced cake in the shape of a heart, tea, lemonade, milk
  • mr hussey watching miranda :/
  • "a continual source of aesthetic pleasure"
jul 21 2017 ∞
jul 21 2017 +

irun's coffin

  • butterfly pin
  • heart scarab
  • little shabti

elnora's weather-beaten old box hidden in the forest

  • several books
  • butterfly apparatus
  • small cracked mirrors
oct 23 2016 ∞
oct 23 2016 +
  • jaromil jirês (dec 10, 1935 - oct 24, 2001)
  • lorca (jun 5, 1898 - aug 19, 1936)
  • luboš fišer (sep 30, 1935 - jun 22, 1999)
jul 23 2012 ∞
jul 21 2017 +
  • anything necessitating creativity
  • books
  • collection/fixation of objects
  • daydreams
  • intricate fantasies
  • music
  • running/hiking
  • television series
  • tracing word origins/botany
  • building gloss for literature
  • list-building
  • one sided crushes
  • d/s relationship
  • impact play
jul 13 2011 ∞
oct 22 2016 +
  • medicean venus neck
  • hamadryad
  • the monster in the church (v valerie... nezval was inspired by "the monk" possibly even this pretty passage in the book)♡
  • blush of pleasure
  • "my heart remained without a master"
  • poignard
  • coral lips... ripe, fresh, melting
  • "how deep was the precipice before him"
  • the most ardent caresses
  • doat

i want to read this again

oct 7 2016 ∞
jul 16 2017 +

elnora's in "a girl of the limberlost"

  • narrow bed
  • pieced calico cover
  • whitewashed walls with lithographs
  • every crevice stuck full of twigs with dangling cocoons
  • pegs for the few clothes
  • old chest
  • little table
  • two chairs
  • uneven floor covered with rag rugs and braided corn husk

valerie's in "valerie a týden divů"

  • a little room in house no. 27
  • with a high, Gothic window
  • long curtains
  • a view of the church tower and garden below
  • "bizarre legs of the bed"
  • carpeted floor
oct 23 2016 ∞
oct 26 2016 +