Aug 09, 2012

by English Muse

I collect words here.  I collect words in my journal.  I jot words on the endpages of books.  I forget where they all come from and don’t always know where they end up, but I continue to collect words.

Some of my favorite words are pulled from book pages:

“…if you find yourself at a loss for what to do with [your hands]…it’s because your hands remember a time when the division between mind and body, brain and heart, what’s inside and what’s outside, was so much less.”

Nicole Krauss, The History of Love, p. 73

Others come from sources unknown:

And still others come from poets:

What do you collect?

[image 1: source unknown/image 2: Sylvia: Air Print by Leah Flores]


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  1. Vicki Archer says:

    These are just wonderful quotes… and what a wonderful collection… and idea for a collection. i collect so many things… but you have made me think about ‘words’… and that is far more interesting than things… xv

  2. liz says:

    lovely, i am also a woman of words. quotes, sayings, simply words.

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