"And would it have been worth it, after all,
Would it have been worth while,
After the sunsets and the dooryards and the sprinkled streets,
After the novels, after the teacups, after the skirts that trail along the floor—
And this, and so much more?—
It is impossible to say just what I mean!
But as if a magic lantern threw the nerves in patterns on a screen:
Would it have been worth while
If one, settling a pillow or throwing off a shawl,
And turning toward the window, should say:
“That is not it at all,
That is not what I meant, at all."
— Excerpt from “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” by T.S. Eliot (via carissajojo
I just REALLY like dolphins.
none of these are mine.
In the Land Between Rivers, I Have Loved You, Ch. 3
“You will be the death of me,” he whispers.
Silly boy, she thinks. I am the death of everyone.
É/E Mythological AU for sassymontparnassy, who is a damn fine classy lady. :)
Ch. 1 | Ch. 2